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I just wanted to take a moment to wish you and your family the happiest and most prosperous of New Years! And what would New Years be without a yummy Hopping John recipe? It is traditionally considered good luck to start the New Year off with Hopping John!
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  Hopping John - 10 servings

Considered good luck, Hopping John is a traditional dish of rice and beans traditionally served in the American south on New Year's Day.

4 Bacon strips
1/4 cup diced onion
1/2 diced green bell pepper
1/2 diced red bell pepper
2 10 oz. packages defrosted black-eyed peas, (or 2 cups fresh)
1/2 cup Uncooked white rice
2 cups water
Salt & pepper, to taste
Louisiana Hot Sauce

Dice bacon; brown in dutch oven until almost crisp then add with onion and peppers.Cook until the bacon is crisp and vegetables are soft. Add peas and rice; stir; then add the water. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer over very low heat about 20 minutes, until the rice is tender. Salt & pepper to taste. Add a dash of hot sauce (to taste).

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