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Active time
15 minutes
Total time
1 hour
4 servings

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 small onion, diced

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup of dried black-eyed peas


1 cup uncooked brown rice

4 cups water

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon pepper

  1. Heat oil in a deep sauce pot over medium heat. Cook the onions and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes, until translucent (do not brown). 
  2. Add the dried black-eyed peas, salt, brown rice, and 4 cups of fresh water to the pot and bring to a boil.
  3. Lower the heat to simmer, and add the cayenne and black pepper. Cook for 45 minutes, covered, adding water as needed, until beans and rice are tender and cooked through.

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Calories: 248
Fat: 5g
Sodium: 5mg
Carbohydrates: 47g
Protein: 6g

Yield: 4 servings

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Ernestine Morrison
Happy New Year 22019.It's good to make this connection. I had forgotten of our heritage tradition since my elders have all gone to be with the ancestors. However this evening, Tuesday, Jan.2, I will apply your Hopping John recipe for dinner.

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