Skippin' John


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.5
  • Total Fat: 3.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.8 mg
  • Sodium: 720.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 11.7 g

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Introduction

A turkey sausage & rice dish--great comfort food. A turkey sausage & rice dish--great comfort food.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 cans chicken broth (low sodium)
    1/3 cup onion, chopped
    2 stalks celery, chopped
    1/2 cup carrots, sliced
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    1 ring turkey sausage, sliced
    1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
    2 cups instant brown rice
    1 can black eyed peas w/bacon - drained & rinsed

Directions

In a dutch oven, combine first 7 ingredients.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer with cover on for 45 - 60 minutes (to blend flavors).
Add black eyed peas and rice 15-20 minutes before serving.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user IRISHIDES.

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  • Very Good
    mmmmmm..enjoyed it very much-I did add a bit more garlic, some cajun seasoning, bell pepper and jalapeno and even though I'm a newbie and have not gotten a taste for brown rice as yet- I am looking forward to taking this in my lunch tomorrow and will certainy make it again! - 3/29/12

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  • Good
    This was good. I might add more spice the next time I make though. - 1/25/09

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  • Very Good
    Made this for a pot luck for TOPS(Take off pounds sensibly). Was a hit! Everybody liked it. - 8/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    Loved It!! I made mine minus the carrots, celery and pepper flakes (Im a picky eater) and it was delish!! - 8/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    We all loved this dish! - 7/17/08

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  • Very Good
    this was really good. we loved it! - 7/11/08

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  • Very Good
    Was very good. - 7/8/08

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  • Good
    I reduced the sodium by reducing the celery but it was still good. - 6/29/08

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  • Very Good
    I really enjoyed this recipe, husband didn't care for it so much. I will make it again. - 6/25/08

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  • Very Good
    Pretty good recipe - I think I would prefer it with less liquid so I will amend that next time. I also used low sodium black beans and extra garlic. Will make again! - 6/16/08

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  • Very Good
    My husband and I really enjoyed this meal. Simple, easy to make, and tasty. As stated before, a great comfort food. I'll definitely make it again. - 6/13/08

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  • sounds good! I think I found my dinner recipe for tonight! - 6/12/08

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  • Incredible!
    This was VERY good. My pickey son likes sausage and rice. My girls just ate this up! Will definately make this again. - 6/11/08

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  • Very Good
    yum! - 6/11/08

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  • O.K.
    dosen't sound yummy to me - 6/10/08

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  • Bad
    I was so excited to make this. Im sorry to say that my whole family thought it was bland and boring. Sorry. - 6/10/08

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  • Yeah, this is going on the menu. Ued to make something simliar, much higher fat, so gave it up. Thanks for the rem inder that modification makes it possible to keep just about anything in our diets. - 6/10/08

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  • I can't wait to make this - hoppin' john is a new year's tradition and it's nice to see a slimmed down version. - 6/10/08

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  • This sounds good and easy to make. I will give it a try this weekend. - 6/10/08

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  • This is delish! I loved it ! thanks! - 6/10/08

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  • I'm definitely going to be trying this recipe! Sounds delicious and my whole family would enjoy! - 6/10/08

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  • Good
    sounds so good - 6/10/08

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  • I am definitely going to make this, but noticed the above 700 sodium! Hmmm, I think leaving out the bacon flavoring will help? - 6/10/08

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  • Sounds delicious...can't wait to make. - 6/10/08

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  • I will try this since it has such rave reviews - 6/10/08

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  • Very Good
    this was good I didn't have the blckeyed pea so threw in some black beans that I had it was good with them
    - 6/10/08

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  • Yum! Sounds good. The pepper flakes should add a little kick! - 6/10/08

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  • I don't care for blackeyed peas, but everything else sounds great. I'll probably try it. - 6/10/08

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  • A meal in a dish for under 200 calories and 4 grams of fat sounds great! And my husband loves good 'ole Hoppin' John. This is a cute variation. He will love it! - 6/10/08

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  • will try this .. simply reciepe - 6/10/08

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  • Very Good
    Oh yeah! i can make this... half size and enough for me 4 days!!! ...or a really interesting 'company' dish when my SP daughters visit.... hmmm - 6/10/08

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  • sounds good - 6/10/08

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  • Incredible!
    This was excellent! We'll be making this again! - 3/29/08

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  • Very Good
    Thanks for sharing. I will definately be making this again. - 10/18/07

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  • Incredible!
    Sounds excellent!!! - 9/11/07

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  • Incredible!
    My family LOVED this recipe!! I added a bit more veggies than it called for, only half the rice, and extra garlic (we love garlic). It tasted even better as left-overs! :) - 8/26/07

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