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Hoppin' John

Hoppin' John

Hoppin’ John is one of the finest comfort foods of the South, and it is traditionally served at the New Year.


  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced, or 1 pound pork, cubed
  • 4 (15-ounce) cans black-eyed peas, undrained
  • 2 (10-ounce) cans Ro*Tel
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun/Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked rice


  1. Cook sausage or pork in a large skillet until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Place sausage in slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients, except rice. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours.
  3. Pour uncooked rice into slow cooker. Stir. Cover and cook on HIGH for 20 to 30 minutes, or until rice is tender.

Prep time: 10 min | Cook time: 6 hr 35 min | Yield: 8-12 servings

Photo credit: (c) Can Stock Photo bhofack2

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