Hoppin' John

Hoppin' John
Photo by Howard L. Puckett

Ingredients

  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 cups seeded, diced tomatoes
  • ¼ cup Basil Pesto
  • 4 cups hot cooked basmati rice
  • 4 cups fresh field peas, shelled
  • + 3 more ingredients
    • 6 slices bacon, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon salt

Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp. Add onion; sauté 7 minutes or until tender. Add peas, thyme, and salt. Cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until peas are tender. Drain. Combine pea mixture and remaining ingredients.

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Variations on Hoppin' John

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    • 1 stalk celery, chopped
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