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Carolina Hopping John - Hoppin' John

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“Hopping John-plenty hot-is plenty good. Traditional to serve on New Year's Day for good luck in the coming year. From the Southern chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. Overnight soaking not included in preparation time.”
READY IN:
3hrs 10mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak peas overnight.
  2. Cook with salt pork until peas are tender, being careful to keep them whole.
  3. When done, there should only be a small quantity of liquid left in the pot.
  4. Add cooked rice, season with salt, pepper and butter; cover and simmer an additional 15 minutes.
  5. Serve with bread and butter.

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