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Hoppin John Recipe
|Dry black eyed peas||6 Ounce (1 Cup)|
|Water||8 Cup (128 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Regular rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1370 Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g15%
Saturated Fat 3 g15.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 10.3 mg
Sodium 4192.9 mg174.7%
Total Carbohydrates 262 g87.4%
Dietary Fiber 22.8 g91.2%
Sugars 5.4 g
Protein 58 g116.4%
Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 21.7%
Calcium 23.5% Iron 104.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
In a large saucepan combine the peas and water; bring to boiling, then boil for 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and let stand 1 hour.
Drain, reserving 6 cups of the cooking liquid.
In a heavy 3-quart saucepan cook the bacon, onion, and garlic till the bacon is crisp and the onion is tender but not brown.
Remove bacon; drain on paper toweling; crumble and set aside.
Stir the black-eyed peas, rice, salt, pepper, and the reserved cooking liquid into mixture in saucepan.
Bring to boiling; cover and reduce heat.
Simmer 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Stir in the crumbled bacon.
Turn into a serving bowl.