Hoppin' Juan Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy++


 Uncooked brown rice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Dried black eyed peas1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Onion1 Large, chopped
 Fresh jalapeno pepper/1 can, 8 ounces jalapeno peppers3 , finely chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), minced
 Salt To Taste
 Part-skim mozzarella cheese4 Cup (64 tbs), shredded, divided
 Part skim ricotta cheese1⁄2 Pound
 1% milk2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3126 Calories from Fat 982

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.6%

Saturated Fat 66.9 g334.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 409.9 mg

Sodium 4031.7 mg168%

Total Carbohydrates 327 g109%

Dietary Fiber 25.4 g101.5%

Sugars 23.1 g

Protein 201 g402.4%

Vitamin A 76.8% Vitamin C 79.4%

Calcium 505.2% Iron 93.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook brown rice according to package directions.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl combine rice, black-eyed peas, onion, jalapeno peppers, garlic and salt; mix well.
In a medium bowl combine 3 cups mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese and milk; mix well.
In a large casserole layer rice mixture and ricotta mixture alternately until all ingredients are used, ending with rice mixture.
Bake for 25 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup mozzarella cheese.
Bake for 5 minutes longer.