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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 149.9
  • Total Fat: 2.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1,070.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 11.3 g

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Hoppin John

Submitted by: MDSHEPARD

Introduction

Serve this meal with fresh steamed green beans and cornbread for a complete meal. Quick and very low-calorie, doesn't get much better than that! Serve this meal with fresh steamed green beans and cornbread for a complete meal. Quick and very low-calorie, doesn't get much better than that!
Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    12 oz diced lean ham, chop in smaller pieces
    1 cup chopped celery
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    3 cloves or 1 Tbsp fresh minced garlic
    2 cans of beef broth
    1 can black-eyed peas, rinsed
    1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
    3/4 uncooked long-grain rice

Directions

In large skillet, brown chopped ham in Fat-free cooking spray. Add celery, onion, and garlic. Saute 5 minutes. Add broth, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil, then add rice. Cover, simmer 20 minutes (Less if using Minute Rice). Add black-eyed peas. Cover and cook 10 minutes more or until liquid is absorbed. Makes 7 servings at about 1 cups each. Serve with green beans and cornbread.

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MDSHEPARD.






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  • This is a dish I serve for new years for good luck, prosperity. Serve with a side of greens for money, and you have the new year symbols. - 12/26/13

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  • Wonderful, filling dish! Served for New Year's along with the recipe for Fried Cabbage (Submitted by NEWMEE) - delicious meal that I will serve again and again!! - 1/11/12

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    I would cook greens - turnips, mustards, collards - rather than having both beans and peas. - 12/29/11

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  • I don't like black-eyed peas, but this recipe is good. I enjoyed enough to take for lunch the next day. - 3/6/09

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