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Hopping John

Yield 8 servings


  • 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 onion, whole
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 cup dried black-eyed peas
  • 1 cup regular rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Combine bacon, onion, and water in a large Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer 20 minutes. Add peas; cover and simmer 1 hour and 45 minutes or until peas are tender.

  2. Remove onion; discard. Stir in rice, salt, and pepper; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

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