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Hopping John

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Ingredients
  Black eyed peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Smoked pork hock/1 small piece pickled pork / 1 ham bone 1
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Soak peas overnight in cold water or cover with boiling water and soak for 4 hours. Drain peas, rinse in cold water and place in a large saucepan with the pork, onion and enough water to measure twice the depth of the peas. Simmer covered for 1 hour or until peas are tender. Remove pork with slotted spoon, discard any bone and gristle and chop meat into small pieces. Drain peas in a sieve placed over a bowl and add enough water, if necessary, to measure 2 cups liquid. Return chopped meat, peas and liquid to the saucepan, bring to a boil and add the rice. Simmer covered until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed. Stir in salt and pepper to taste and spoon into a heated serving bowl

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice, Pork
Servings: 
6

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