Made with black-eyed peas, crumbled bacon, smoked ham, onions, scallions, green bell pepper, minced garlic cloves, dried thyme, butter, cayenne pepper, chicken broth, and salt & pepper. Served with Rice Pilaf made with long-grain brown rice, shallots, butter, chicken broth, and salt & pepper.
Oh, MAN! This is SO righteous! Now this is some GOOD STUFF. I couldn’t stop eating. The combination of all the flavors was crazy good.
So, if you have nothing else to do today, make some Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas deliciousness.
Take-Away Life Lesson: Bacon and ham can amp up almost anything.