Hoppin' John-Style Rice

Don't limit yourself to serving this delicious rice side dish recipe only on New Year's Day. Plate it with ham all year long for a tasty, filling meal.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 176
Caloriesfromfat 23 %
Fat 5 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 5.8 g
Carbohydrate 28.6 g
Fiber 3.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.1 mg
Sodium 131 mg
Calcium 20 mg


2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
1 garlic clove, minced
1 (15.8-ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
1 (8.8-ounce) pouch microwaveable cooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's Ready Rice)


1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add onions and garlic. Sauté 30 seconds or until lightly browned. Add peas; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

2. While peas cook, microwave rice according to package directions.

3. Add rice to pea mixture; toss well.