Hopping John

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READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by CJAY8248

From my collection of handwritten recipes 1960's. Note: Does not include overnight soaking time.

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  1. Rinse peas. In 3 quart saucepan, add peas to the 4 cups water and let soak overnight. Add onion, pepper, red pepper, garlic, and bay leaf. Bring to boiling; cover and simmer 1 hour, stirring once or twice. Stir in salt pork and simmer, uncovered, 50-60 minutes more or until tender, stirring frequently. Remove salt pork and bay leaf; mash the pea mixture slightly. Season to taste with additional salt, if desired. Serve with hot rice.

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