Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins
My mom makes this dish and loves to tell the history behind it, which is it's an old southern dish. If a neighbor came by the lady of the house would say,"Hop on in, John" and eat with us, so this dish became known as "Hoppin John's." It's simple and tasty.
- 1⁄2 cup onion
- 1 small garlic clove
- 2 tablespoons margarine
- 1⁄2 cup rice
- 1 (17 ounce) can black-eyed peas
- Saute onion and garlic; set aside.
- Cook rice according to directions on box.
- Combine peas, rice, and sauteed onion and garlic.
- Heat and serve.