Hoppin' John - Cajun Style

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Fauve

A Cajun version of the Southern traditional New Year's Day dish. Zesty, rich and filling!

Top Review by Diane S

I made this recipe as stated. It turned out great. If you like a spicier version. Add alittle more tabasco sauce. The only thing I did different was I used my nonstick saucepan to bake it in. Thanks again Fauve for an excellent recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon, drain on paper toweling; crumble and set aside.
  2. Reserve 2 tablespoons grease.
  3. In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine rice, water, tomato juice, tomatoes, onion, seasonings (liquid and dry) and bacon drippings.
  4. Pour into a 2 quart buttered casserole; cover tightly.
  5. Bake at 350* for 1 hour.
  6. Uncover, stir and toss lightly with black-eyed peas.
  7. Top with crumbled bacon pieces.
  8. Cover and bake for about 30 more minutes.
  9. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

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