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Hoppin' John With Greens

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 ounces Canadian bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups finely chopped onion (about 1 medium)
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 (16-ounce) package prewashed collard greens, chopped (about 5 cups)
  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15.8-ounce) can black-eyed peas, undrained
  • Hot pepper sauce (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 241
  • fat 2.3 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • protein 12.2 g
  • carbohydrate 42.6 g
  • cholesterol 9 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 792 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 9 %
  • fiber 7.3 g
  • calcium 135 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a Dutch oven with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add Canadian bacon and onion; cook 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add jalapeño peppers and garlic; cook 3 minutes. Add chicken broth and next 5 ingredients; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Add peas, and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Serve with hot pepper sauce, if desired.

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