One-Dish Rice & Black-Eyed Peas

One-Dish Rice & Black-Eyed Peas
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A takeoff on "hoppin’ John" that's healthy, colorful and tasty.
10 min
Prep Time
15 min
Total Time
5 servings

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 (14.5-ounce) can
chicken or vegetable broth
1 (15.5-ounce) can
black-eyed peas, rinsed, drained
2 ounces (1/2 cup)
shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until crisp (3 to 5 minutes). Drain.
  2. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
300
Cholesterol
20mg
Carbohydrates
46g
Protein
15g
Fat
7g
Sodium
530mg
Dietary Fiber
6g

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Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

The variation I submitted is from a Land o Lakes cookbook published in 1992.

Rating

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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