New Year's Hopping John

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by PanNan

This is a tried and true traditional recipe for New Year's Day in the South.

Top Review by Mimi Bobeck

Very filling. very satisfying, Not fattening and on top of it all - it was delish! Kids love it, Adults love it and it's good for you. Add this one to the list of "practically perfect foods".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute the first three ingredients in a large Dutch oven in hot oil, bacon drippings, or butter until tender.
  2. Add water and next five ingredients.
  3. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 40 minutes or until peas are tender.
  4. Remove and discard bay leaf.
  5. Serve over rice.

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