Easy Hoppin' John

Easy Hoppin' John


"An easy week night dinner that my kids love. Have it with a nice salad, and dinner is done. The red pepper should be adjusted to fit your family's taste."


45 m servings 406 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 406 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 44.8g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 1153 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the sausage and onion into a large saucepan over medium heat, and cook and stir until the sausage begins to brown, about 10 minutes. Stir in the black-eyed peas, chicken stock, water, and cayenne pepper, and bring to a boil. Stir in the rice, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, until the rice is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
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  1. 22 Ratings


I added bacon when cooking the onions, some rotel diced tomatoes, fresh garlic, and hot sauce and this was very tasty and quick!

Late on New Year's Day, we decided we needed a dish with black eyed peas and tomatoes; it was a little late to fix anything without the word "easy" in it, so I gave this one a try. I used crush...

My Husband and I had this for New Years Day for good luck. It was just delicious and great. We decided we would definitley make this our New Years Day Tradition. It was so Easy. We used jalep...

Hubs and I really enjoyed this & easy is right. I did add some chopped celery and red pepper with the onion, and some garlic powder, onion powder and cajun seasoning. Very simple but tasty dis...

This was easy (as advertised), quick to make, and tasted very good. I decreased the servings on this recipe, but otherwise followed the directions exactly. Do not add salt until you taste this a...

Very easy and very tasty. The only thing I did differently is to use dried black eyed peas that I cooked in the slow cooker all day. When I got home from work I just tossed the rest of the stuff...

This was a hit for New Year's lunch! I made jasmine rice instead of instant. I just reduced the amount of liquid that I used and then put the cooked rice in the pan with everything and let it ...

Very quick and inexpensive dish to make, but really did not have much flaovr. I will definitely make it again, but will try to tweak it with some bacon, hot sauce and garlic.

Good for New Year's Day - Used Johnsonville turkey sausage, adjusted everything for 6 servings, used 2 cans peas; 1 can drained diced tomatoes; a dash cajun seasoning instead of cayenne; cooked...