Paul Prudhomme's Hoppin' John Recipe

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Paul Prudhomme's Hoppin' John
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  1. Combine seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Place bacon in a large ovenproof pot and cook over high heat until bacon begins to brown, about 6 minutes.
  3. Stir in 2 cups onions, 1 cup peppers, 1 cup celery, 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon seasoning mix, bay leaves, and half the peas.
  4. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  5. Stir in the garlic and 2 cups stock.
  6. Scrape bottom of pot.
  7. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.
  8. Add 1 cup stock and scrape bottom of pot.
  9. Add sausage, 6 cups stock, remaining onions, remaining peppers, remaining celery, remaining peas, and remaining seasoning mix.
  10. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
  11. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until peas are tender, about 1 1/4 hours.
  12. Preheat oven to 350°.
  13. Stir in rice and remaining stock.
  14. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  15. Cover pot and bake in oven 15 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 262.52 Kcal (1099 kJ)
Calories from fat 118.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.17g 20%
Cholesterol 28.01mg 9%
Sodium 1072.64mg 45%
Potassium 462.4mg 10%
Total Carbs 19.85g 7%
Sugars 5.93g 24%
Dietary Fiber 1.75g 7%
Protein 10.97g 22%
Vitamin C 26.2mg 44%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 20%
Iron 10.6mg 59%
Calcium 33.3mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 79.1 Kcal (331 kJ)
Calories from fat 35.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.97g 20%
Cholesterol 8.44mg 9%
Sodium 323.22mg 45%
Potassium 139.34mg 10%
Total Carbs 5.98g 7%
Sugars 1.79g 24%
Dietary Fiber 0.53g 7%
Protein 3.31g 22%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 44%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 20%
Iron 3.2mg 59%
Calcium 10mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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