Hopping John With Bacon
|Black eye peas/Beans||2 Cup (32 tbs), washed and drained|
|Sliced bacon||1⁄2 Pound|
|Onion||1 , minced|
|Rice||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Hot red pepper||1|
Bring peas and 3 quarts water to boil.
Boil for 2 minutes.
Cover pan and let stand for 1 hour.
Cut up bacon and cook until brown; add onions and cook until golden.
Pour bacon mixture into peas.
Cover and simmer until peas are tender, about 1 hour.
Stir in rice and seasonings.
Cook, covered, without stirring until rice is tender.