Hoppin John

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 tablespoons butter

1 small onion, chopped

1 small red bell pepper, chopped

Garlic powder

2 cups black-eye peas, cooked

2 cups cooked rice

House Seasoning, recipe follows

8 sprigs fresh parsley, for garnish

House Seasoning:

1 cup salt

1/4 cup black pepper

1/4 cup garlic powder


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic powder, to taste, and cook for 5 minutes. Add peas and rice and cook an additional 10 to 15 minutes. Be careful not to overcook; this dish is best if the bell pepper and onion still have a crunch to them. Add House Seasoning, to taste. Garnish each serving with sprig of parsley.

House Seasoning:

  1. Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
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