Easy Hoppin’ John

Easy Hoppin’ John


Prep Time:  minutes
Cook Time:  minutes
Ready In:  minutes

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Easy Hoppin’ John

Easy Hoppin’ John

Here is a super easy recipe for Hoppin’ John.  So Southern and so good!


1 Pound Black-Eyed Peas

1 Finely Chopped Onion

1 Pound Finely Chopped Lean Salt Pork

2 Quarts Boiling Water

1 Cup Raw Rice (Cooked Separately)

1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Peppers

Wash and soak black-eyed peas overnight in cold water. Drain well and put peas in a large-size pot. Add boiling water, onion, salt pork, and crushed red peppers. Simmer, covered, for 2 hours or until peas are very soft. Add water as needed. In a separate pot cook rice until dry and fluffy. Add cooked rice to cooked peas in pot. Simmer gently until all liquid is absorbed. Transfer to serving bowl. Serve warm. Serves 6

© Victoria Hart Glavin



    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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