Hoppin' John Rice Bowl



Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes


2 (3.5-oz.) bags SUCCESS White Rice, uncooked
1 tablespoon butter
1 (8-oz.) package diced smoked ham
1/2 medium onion, diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 (15 1/2-oz.) cans seasoned black-eyed peas
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
3 green onions, chopped
1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 large tomato, chopped


Prepare rice according to package directions.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add ham, onion, and garlic, and sauté 6 to 7 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in black-eyed peas and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in vinegar.

Place hot cooked rice in a serving dish; spoon ham mixture over rice. Sprinkle with green onions, parsley, and tomato.