Simple Vegetarian Hoppin' John

Recipe by Sweetiebarbara
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins




  • Rinse and sort black-eyed.
  • Combine with water, and boil gently 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, take off heat, and cover for one hour.
  • Return to heat, bring to a boil, then cook over low heat 30 minutes.
  • Add peppers, salt, and onion, and continue to simmer gently until done, about 1 1/2 hours until done.
  • While beans are continuing to cook, start the rice.
  • Bring the 2 1/2 cups of water and butter to a boil.
  • Slowly stir the rice into the boiling water.
  • Cover and simmer gently 20 minutes.
  • Remove cover, add wild rice, stir gently, and cover again, simmering for another 30 minutes.
  • Uncover for the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Serve rice covered with the hot black-eyed peas and generous amounts of their sauce.