Hoppin' John

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 244.4
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.1 mg
  • Sodium: 957.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g

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Gullah Food from South Carolina Gullah Food from South Carolina
Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup chopped onion
    2 cans (about 16 ounces each) black-eyed peas, slightly drained, or about 3 cups cooked black-eyed peas
    1 cup chopped cooked ham
    ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
    3 cups hot cooked rice
    salt to taste
    sliced sweet onion, optional


In a large saucepan sauté chopped onion until tender. Stir in black-eyed peas, ham, and cayenne pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes; stir in hot cooked rice and salt. Serve Hoppin' John hot.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user POLELENE.

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  • Incredible!
    Very good! I added two chopped peppers, and served it with salsa and sour cream on the side. Simple and delicious! - 2/12/15

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