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Barley Hoppin’ John

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“I found this recipe on eatingwell.com. Hoppin' John is tradionally made with rice, but barley make it a bit healthier. Eating black-eyed peas on New Year's Day is said to bring good luck and prosperity for the new year.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, bell pepper, and celery. Cook until the vegetables soften, 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  4. Add broth, barley, thyme, lemon juice, crushed red pepper, and salt; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until the barley is done, 15 to 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in black-eyed peas.
  7. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

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