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Hoppin' John always combines black-eyed peas and rice. Although eating it on New Year's Day is said to bring good luck, it's a beloved side dish year-round.

Recipe by Coastal Living September 2008

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Credit: Jean Allsopp

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Makes 9 cups
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Ingredients

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until crisp. Add shallots, celery, and bell pepper; sauté 7 minutes or until tender. Stir in black-eyed peas and next 8 ingredients. Remove from heat.

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  • Combine lemon juice and oil; stir into shrimp mixture. Cover and chill several hours.

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