Senator McConnell's Hoppin' John

Recipe Description

[ Home Cookin' Kentucky Recipes] from the office of Senator Mitch McConnell, public domain government resource—source of original recipe
* Serves: 8


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen black-eyed peas
  • ¼ pound of bacon
  • 2 small red pepper pods
  • 2 cups uncooked regular rice
  • salt


  1. Cover peas with water.
  2. Simmer peas, bacon and peppers in a covered pot over low heat for 1 to 1½ hours or until tender.
  3. Add rice, cover and cook over low heat, stirring frequently until rice is cooked.
  4. Add more water during cooking if necessary. Add salt to desired taste.
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