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Hoppin’ John With Tomato Relish

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“We love our New Years Day meal. We will be fixing this recipe for this year. This recipe is from the Deacon Tower Grill in Winston Salem, NC. Peas can be fresh or frozen.”

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  1. Place first 5 ingredients in a sauce pan with tight fitting lid and bring to a simmer covered. allow to simmer until dry 15-18 minute Leave covered.
  2. Place peas in a lg sauce pan with 6 c water and bring to a boil reduce to simmer and add the onion allow to simmer until peas are tender but not mushy. Appprox 20-35 minute Season with salt & pepper once peas are cooked.
  3. For Relish: Combine tomatoes,onion,scallions, parsley, red wine vinegar, olive oil, hot sauce, salt & pepper in a mixing bowl and toss together. Serve family style with Rice, Peas & Relish in separate bowls and allow guests to build their own or make an entree by making individual bowls and adding grilled shrimp & Andouille sausage on top.

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