Slow Cooker Hoppin' John

  • FSULisa Posted: 01/01/11
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    This was a very easy recipe, but I did tweak it some to add personality. I think next time I would cook the beans for less time as they turned to mush by the end of the cook time. I added some spicy brown mustard at the end, and served with kale greens that I cooked with lemon and garlic.

  • pinlady Posted: 04/27/10
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    I made this meal in no time and my family loved it! It was so easy and the ingredients were things I had in the house. I would definitely make this again.

  • Violetlady Posted: 01/01/11
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    New favorite New Year dish! Decreasing cholesterol, fat, sodium is a priority for me, so, bacon & salt were omitted,but I added: garlic,bell pepper, no salt chkn bouillon(Herb-Ox by Hormel). Instead of crushed red pepper, 1/4 tsp. ground red pepper, 1/4 tsp. white pepper, & lean ham instead of bacon. Served with rice on the side & turnip greens.

  • redrockvista Posted: 01/02/12
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    Good but the ratio of rice to beans was way off, are you sure it's only 1 cup of beans? Next time I will use 1 cup of beans but only 1/2 cup of rice, the rice in the first try took over the whole dish. Mine looked nothing like the picture above.

  • Saecca Posted: 01/16/13
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    Pretty solid meal- only subs I did was use turkey bacon instead of regular and added maybe 20 oz of tomatoes (I had some homemade canned I wanted to use up). It has a little kick, just a warning. I served it with sauteed kale splashed with a bit of lemon juice and chicken stock (trying to get the bitter out a little). I only stirred it once, and all the beans stayed in tack. Would make again considering it is crazy easy and is loaded with good nutrients and fiber!

  • KellyfromTifton Posted: 01/01/13
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    Made this today for NYD and fam enjoyed it. But don't stir it too much. It can easily turn into mush. I'm about to look for a recipe for hoe cakes using the leftover peas. My 9 year old mushed them on his plate and made his own hummus. Every man for himself today....

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