Hoppin' John - Southern Style Rice & Beans Recipe Video

Today I bring to you my fast and easy version of Hoppin John. A Southern Style Rice & Beans.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
DishMain Ingredient


 Brown rice1 Cup (16 tbs) (brown rice medley used)
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Olive oil2 Dash
 Black beans1 Can (10 oz), drained (Microwaved for a couple of minutes)
 Salt To Taste (Sprinkled on the black beans)
 Breakfast sausage4 Medium, crumbled (Microwaved for a couple of minutes)
 Cheese slices2 Medium (Soy cheddar cheese slices used)
 Greek yogurt2 Tablespoon
 Green onions4 Medium, sliced (To garnish)
 Hot sauce2 Drop (Optional)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1353 Calories from Fat 458

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g78.6%

Saturated Fat 20.4 g102%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 106.8 mg

Sodium 1759.1 mg73.3%

Total Carbohydrates 165 g55.1%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.8%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 61 g121.3%

Vitamin A 36.7% Vitamin C 20.3%

Calcium 43.4% Iron 58.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

1. Microwave safe bowls


1. In a pot with boiling water, add the brown rice medley and pepper blend (1/2 tsp black pepper + 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper). Stir well.
2. Add or spray a little olive oil to the cooking pot, cover and let cook.
3. In a bowl, put the black beans, sprinkled with some salt. Microwave this for 2 minutes.
4. Microwave the crumbled sausages for 2 minutes, set aside.

5. Once the rice is cooked, take a serving bowl, place the cooked rice at the bottom, followed by the black beans and breakfast sausages.
6. Place a soy cheddar cheese slice on top.
7. Place the bowl in the microwave for about 20 seconds.
8. Top it off with a spoon of 2% Greek yogurt.
9. Add a couple of drops of hot sauce (if using) and sprinkle with some green onions.

10. Serve warm and enjoy!

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