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Hoppin' John

No recipe image available.Hoppin' John is a tasty, Southern black-eyed pea classic.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound dried black-eyed peas
1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon oregano
5 cups chicken stock
8 cups hot cooked rice

Cooking Directions:

  1. Soak peas overnight with water to cover by 2 inches. Drain peas and set aside.
  2. In large saucepan, sauté onion in oil until transparent; add peas, seasonings and chicken stock. Cover and cook slowly until peas are tender, about 30 to 40 minutes. If made ahead, cover and reheat.
  3. For each serving, serve 1/2 cup of peas over 1/2 cup rice.

Makes 16 servings.