Traditionally eaten in the South on New Year's Day, this delicious dish comprised of black eyed-peas, collards, onion, rice, and bacon deserves to be eaten any day! So quick and easy you'll have this on your dinner table in 35 minutes! Scrumptious!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American/Southern/Soul Food
Keyword: Collard Greens and Black Eyed Peas, Hoppin' John
Author: I Heart Recipes
1.5cupcooked white rice
2cups collard greens frozen
15ozblack eyed peascanned, drained and rinsed
1tbspsalt free seasoning or 1 tsp seasoning salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper
Place the bacon into a large skillet, and fry it over medium heat.
Once the bacon starts to brown (do not drain the bacon grease), add in the collard greens.
Cook until the collards are tender, then add in the onions.
Sprinkle in the seasonings.
Next add in rice, and fold in.
Toss in the black eyed peas, and carefully fold everything until well combined.
Serve and enjoy!
Serve this with cornbread, which is gold in color and symbolic of wealth, for an extra dose of luck on New Year's Day, or just because!