Hoppin' John Recipe
Hoppin' John is a combination of black-eyed peas, rice, and collard greens. This popular southern dish is a New Years treat. Whip this recipe together in less than 30 minutes!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
- 1/4 lb bacon cut
- 1 1/2 cup cooked white rice
- 2 cups collard greens frozen
- 15 oz can of black-eyed peas drained and rinsed
- 1/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 tbsp salt free seasoning or 1 tsp seasoning salt & 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp garlic powder
Place the bacon into a large skillet, and fry it over medium heat.
Once the bacon starts to brown( do not drain the bacon grease), add in the collard greens.
Cook until the collards are tender, then add in the onions.
Sprinkle in the seasonings.
Next add in rice, and fold in.
Toss in the black-eyed peas, and carefully fold everything until well combined.
Serve and enjoy!