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Hoppin' John-Style Rice

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 4 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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