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Hopping John Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Catherine Jeansonne
Added: Wednesday, May 21, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1lb pkg blackeyed peas
Cold water
1/4 cup bacon drippings
1 large onion chopped
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 bell pepper chopped
6 sprigs chopped parsley
3 cups cooked rice
Leftover sausage chunks (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
Pick and wash thoroughly the dried peas. Cover with 3" cold water and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute, remove from fire and let set 1 hour. In large kettle, saute bacon drippings, onion, green onions, bell pepper, parsley until transparent. Add peas and water and simmer until done-1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours. Season to taste with salt, black pepper, red pepper and tabasco. When peas are cooked, mix in cooked rice and sausage chunks. Pour into greased casserole and bake uncovered about 30-40 minutes until bubbly.

 

 

 

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