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Hoppin' John 'n' Ham Recipe
|Dried black eyed peas||1 Pound|
|Smoked ham||4 1⁄2 Pound (From Shank End)|
|Onion||1 Medium, diced to make 1/2 cup|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|White rice||2 Cup (32 tbs) (Uncooked)|
|Green onions||1 Bunch (100 gm), trimmed and sliced|
Calories 907 Calories from Fat 139
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16 g24%
Saturated Fat 4.6 g22.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 217.7 mg
Sodium 3790.7 mg157.9%
Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.7%
Dietary Fiber 11 g44%
Sugars 5.9 g
Protein 78 g156.7%
Vitamin A 17.5% Vitamin C 18.8%
Calcium 11.3% Iron 68.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 Soak the peas overnight in water to cover generously (about 6 cups); drain.
2 In a 6-quart pressure cooker,combine peas,ham,onion,salt and pepper. Add 3 cups water,making sure that all the peas are covered.
3 Secure the cover and cook at 15 pounds pressure for 35 minutes. Remove cooker from the heat and allow pressure to drop of its own accord (about 10 to 15 minutes).
4 Meanwhile, cook the rice.
5 When the pressure has dropped, remove the cover. Place ham on a carving board and remove the skin and fat. Cut into thick slices.
6 Add cooked rice to the peas, tossing to mix well.Spoon onto a heated deep platter and top with ham slices.
7 Sprinkle onions over the top and serve.