Southern Hopping John

Southern Hopping John

Southern Hopping John
 
Southern Hopping John
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Ingredients
  • 1 c. chopped celery
  • ½ c. chopped onion
  • 1 T. minced garlic
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 (16-oz.) pkg. frozen black-eyed peas
  • ¾ lb. cubed cooked good quality ham
  • 2 ½ c. chicken broth
  • 1 t. dried crushed red pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 c. uncooked long-grain rice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
  1. Cook first 3 ingredients in olive oil in Dutch oven, stirring constantly, until tender.
  2. Stir in peas and next 4 ingredients.
  3. Bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.
  4. Stir in rice. Cover and cook 20-25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.
  5. Discard bay leaf. Taste for seasoning.

 

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