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Hopping John With Bacon

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  Black eye peas/Beans 2 Cup (32 tbs), washed and drained
  Sliced bacon 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1 , minced
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2939 Calories from Fat 325

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.6%

Saturated Fat 12.6 g63.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60 mg20%

Sodium 7172.1 mg298.8%

Total Carbohydrates 521 g173.6%

Dietary Fiber 46.4 g185.7%

Sugars 11.6 g

Protein 127 g253.5%

Vitamin A 81.5% Vitamin C 294.5%

Calcium 43.8% Iron 210.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hopping John With Bacon Recipe