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Cajun-Style Hopping John

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Betty's Kitchen
I am a retired math professor. I love sharing my homestyle recipes, many of them are traditional Southern dishes.
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This is a Cajun twist on the traditional Southern dish “Hoppin' John,” which is served on New Year's Day for good luck all year long!

50MIN

Total Cooking Time

11

Ingredients
Betty's Kitchen
I am a retired math professor. I love sharing my homestyle recipes, many of them are traditional Southern dishes.
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Ingredients
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Servings:
4
Serves 4
29 fl oz
Beef Broth
1 2/3 cups
1 Tbsp
12 oz
Andouille Sausages
2 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup
Celery , chopped
1/2 cup
1/2 cup
Onions , chopped
2 cloves
Garlic , minced
1 tsp
Cajun Seasoning
5 1/2 cups
Canned Black Eyed Peas
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Directions

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Step 1
In a pot, add Beef Broth (29 fl oz) .
Step 2
Use the empty beef broth can to measure Brown Rice (1 2/3 cups) . Add a soup can full of brown rice. Stir.
Step 3
Add Butter (1 Tbsp) Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes, until tender.
Step 4
Meanwhile, slice Andouille Sausages (12 oz) into 1/4-inch slices.
Step 5
Brown sausage in a deep skillet over medium heat, stirring often. Remove from skillet and drain.
Step 6
Remove grease from skillet, add Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) and heat until oil is shimmering. Add Celery (1/2 cup) , Green Bell Peppers (1/2 cup) , Onions (1/2 cup) and Garlic (2 cloves) . Saute until soft.
Step 7
Add Cajun Seasoning (1 tsp) and stir well.
Step 8
Return browned andouille sausage to skillet containing sauteed vegetables.
Step 9
Add Canned Black Eyed Peas (5 1/2 cups) with its juices and stir.
Step 10
Return to low heat and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes, until mixture is of desired consistency.
Step 11
Add cooked brown rice to the mixture.
Step 12
Stir and ladle into nice serving bowls.

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