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Hoppin' John

Prep time
10 mins


A Southern favorite that is a New Year's tradition.


1 ccooked black-eyed peas, drained if canned
1 small onion, diced
1 carrot, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
1 craw rice
2 cvegetable broth
1 bay leaf
1⁄2 tthyme
1 Tolive oil
  salt and pepper to taste


Heat oil in skillet and add jalapeno, onion, red pepper, and carrot. Sauté until onions are translucent. Add veggie broth and black-eyed peas and bring to a simmer. Add rice and stir until well coated. Add bay leaf and thyme. Transfer to a casserole dish and cover tightly. Bake, covered, at 350º, 30 minutes or until rice and peas are tender. Add salt and pepper to taste.


Great with corn bread or any Cajun dish.