Black-Eyed Peas Hoppin' John

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2010

This hearty, humble dish of rice, black-eyed peas, and ham hocks takes hours to cook. Could we hop a little faster?

SERVES8

TIME1¾ hours

Black-Eyed Peas Hoppin' John

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Fresh black-eyed peas—a staple in a traditional Hoppin’ John—are hard to come by, so many recipes rely on the dried variety. This added hours to the cooking time, so we tested both canned and frozen black-eyed peas and discovered frozen wor...

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