Hoppin’ John Recipe

Thick and meaty!

"Sounds perfect for New Year’s Day!"

- denise

• olive oil • celery • yellow onion • green pepper • garlic • black-eyed peas • ham • chicken stock • bay leaf


Watch the video tutorial for full step-by-step instructions!


Get a pot of Hoppin’ John simmering for your New Year’s celebration to ensure prosperity for your household throughout the coming year!

In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add celery, onion, green pepper and cook, stirring frequently for 7-8 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Add garlic and continue to cook.


Add soaked and rinsed black eyed peas, ham hock, chicken stock, water, bay leaf, thyme, Cajun seasoning, and salt. Stir to combine and bring to a boil, about 5 minutes.


Reduce heat, cover, and cook for one hour or until black eyed peas are tender.


Remove ham hock, take meat off the bone, shred it, and stir the meat into the soup. Stir in apple cider vinegar.


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