Hoppin’ John Salad

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Hoppin’ John Salad Hoppin’ John Salad Recipe Courtesy of

Servings: 6 to 8
Prep Time: 4 hours 15 min
Cook Time: 50 min
Difficulty: Easy

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2 cups rice
4 slices bacon
1 medium onion, chopped
8 ounces frozen black-eyed peas, thawed
2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 4 ears)
10 ounces frozen baby lima beans, thawed
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper





Bring 4 cups water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Add rice, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes, or until the rice has absorbed all the water.

In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crispy. Set aside on paper towels. Reserve drippings in skillet.

To the skillet add onions and cook over medium heat, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender. Add black-eyed peas, corn, lima beans, and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender; drain. Place into a large bowl.

In a small bowl, whisk oil, vinegar, seasoned salt, and pepper. Pour on top of vegetable mixture and toss to coat. Mix in rice and crumble in the reserved bacon. Cover and chill in refrigerator for a few hours before serving.

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Made this today. So good and easy!!

By Sherry Woodhsm on January 01, 2014


Excellent!! I accidently added freshly squeezed lemon juice into the dressing.....it tastes even better!!

By kelly213 on January 09, 2012


Hopefully we will be living on Skidaway and really enjoy your local cooking!

By Peggy Lanahan on May 03, 2011


By Anonymous on August 19, 2010


This was easy to make and DELICIOUS!!!

By missyandpete on July 15, 2010

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