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Hopping John With Salt Pork

  Black eyed peas/Fresh cowpeas 1 Pint (1 Pound, Fresh)
  Salt pork 1⁄4 Pound (Good Meat, Streak Of Lean, Streak Of Fat)
  Cold water 400 Milliliter (Equal To Bulk Of Peas)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion 1
  Raw rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled separately
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper 1⁄16 Teaspoon

Boil together the meat (sliced or diced) and the peas in enough water to double the bulk in deep vessel, until peas are tender.
Leave some of the liquid from the peas in the pan.
In a separate vessel, boil the rice until dry and flaky and each grain stands apart
When both are done, add rice to the peas
Let simmer on stove, until flavors blend, about 10 minutes.
The liquid should all be absorbed but not dry

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3324 Calories from Fat 1024

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g176.4%

Saturated Fat 44 g219.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129.8 mg43.3%

Sodium 2314.5 mg96.4%

Total Carbohydrates 446 g148.7%

Dietary Fiber 53.7 g214.9%

Sugars 5.9 g

Protein 134 g268.2%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 29.6%

Calcium 47.9% Iron 277.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hopping John With Salt Pork Recipe