One-Dish Rice & Black-Eyed Peas

One-Dish Rice & Black-Eyed Peas

A takeoff on "hoppin’ John" that's healthy, colorful and tasty.

10 min.prep time 15 min.total time
5 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

4 slices turkey bacon or bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 cups instant rice
1 (10-ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can chicken or vegetable broth
1 (15 1/2-ounce) can black-eyed peas, rinsed, drained
2 ounces (1/2 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

Cook bacon in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp (3 to 5 minutes). Drain.

Add rice, spinach and broth to same skillet. Cover; continue cooking until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed (4 to 6 minutes). Stir in black-eyed peas. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until heated through (1 to 2 minutes). Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 300

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 530mg

Carbohydrates: 46g

Dietary Fiber: 6g

Protein: 15g

Recipe #8867©1996Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

The variation I submitted is from a Land o Lakes cookbook published in 1992.
2 cups black-eyed peas
1 cup cooked long grain rice
1/4 cup butter or margerine
10 oz pkg frozen, chopped spinach - thawed and drained
4 slices cooked bacon, cut into 1' pieces
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
Melt butter.
Stir in spinach and bacon - cook over med heat 4-6 minutes.
Stir in remaining ingredients, stirring occasionaly until heated through.

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