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Hoppin’ John with Black Eyed Peas

Hoppin’ John with Black Eyed Peas Promises Good Luck and Great Flavor!

GOYA® Black Eye Peas promise good flavor, and good luck in our speedy version of the savory “good luck” rice-and-bean dish from the American south. Friends and family sit down to this traditional new year’s food on New Year’s Day to call in a prosperous and lucky new year.

Simmered with bacon, and seasoned with authentic Latin spices, these peas are brimming with flavor! Why wait for New Year’s? Sit down with your friends and family to this delicious recipe, any month of the year!

Serves 4

Prep time: 5 min.

Total time: 35 min.


4 slices bacon, chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)

½ green bell pepper, finely chopped (about ½ cup)

1 stalk celery, finely chopped (about ¼ cup)

1 can (15.5 oz.) GOYA® Black Eye Peas

1 packet Sazón GOYA® without Annatto

2 cups cooked CANILLA® Extra-Long Grain Rice

GOYA® Adobo All-Purpose Seasoning with Pepper, to taste

GOYA® Hot Pepper Sauce, to taste


1. In medium, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, add bacon. Cook until fat is rendered and bacon is crisp, about 7 minutes. Drain off and discard all but 1 tbsp. fat. Add onions, peppers and celery to pan; cook until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
2. Add blackeye peas (and their liquid) and sazón to saucepan; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened and heated through, about 10 minutes more. Stir in cooked rice, simmer until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes more. Season with adobo and hot pepper sauce.

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