Meatless Hopping John

Total Time
10 mins
30 mins

From Light and Tasty Magazine. This has lots of flavor!

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  1. Cook the rice according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute the corn, carrots, peppers, onion and garlic in oil for 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp tender.
  3. Stir in the rice, peas and tomatoes; bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the seasonings; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  6. Sprinkle hot sauce to taste.
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5 5

I've never had hopping john before, but this is quite good. I forgot to buy corn so I had to leave it out, but I otherwise followed the recipe exactly. In addition to the hot sauce, I topped the dish with a bunch of pickled sliced jalapeno peppers- SO GOOD. Thanks for sharing.

5 5

Just loved it!! I simmered the vegetables in the tomato juice rather than using oil in order to cut down on fat and used low sodium tomatoes and peas - making a healthy dish even healthier. This dish is a nutritional gold mine - and it tastes sooo good!! Thanks Sharon123 - this is a winner!!!

5 5

I really had no idea what a hoppin John was, but I now know this one is delicious! What a colorful, tasty and filling dish. I had some rice prepared previously and just scooped in what seemed like the right amount. I also used a can of mixed beans in place of the black-eyed peas. But what a great dish!