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Hoppin' John - Southern Style Rice & Beans

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Today I bring to you my fast and easy version of Hoppin John. A Southern Style Rice & Beans.
  Brown rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (brown rice medley used)
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Dash
  Canned black beans 1 Can (10 oz), drained (Microwaved for a couple of minutes)
  Salt To Taste (Sprinkled on the black beans)
  Breakfast sausage 4 Medium, crumbled (Microwaved for a couple of minutes)
  Cheese slices 2 Medium (Soy cheddar cheese slices used)
  Greek yogurt 2 Tablespoon
  Green onions 4 Medium, sliced (To garnish)
  Hot sauce 2 Drop (Optional)

1. In a pot with boiling water, add the brown rice medley and pepper blend (1/2 tsp black pepper + 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper). Stir well.
2. Add or spray a little olive oil to the cooking pot, cover and let cook.
3. In a bowl, put the black beans, sprinkled with some salt. Microwave this for 2 minutes.
4. Microwave the crumbled sausages for 2 minutes, set aside.

5. Once the rice is cooked, take a serving bowl, place the cooked rice at the bottom, followed by the black beans and breakfast sausages.
6. Place a soy cheddar cheese slice on top.
7. Place the bowl in the microwave for about 20 seconds.
8. Top it off with a spoon of 2% Greek yogurt.
9. Add a couple of drops of hot sauce (if using) and sprinkle with some green onions.

10. Serve warm and enjoy!

Things You Will Need
1. Microwave safe bowls

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 491 Calories from Fat 224

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.3%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.7%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 53.4 mg17.8%

Sodium 1121.9 mg46.7%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 18 g36.6%

Vitamin A 18.3% Vitamin C 10.1%

Calcium 21% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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