Hoppin' John - New Year's Day Black Eyed Peas

Ingredients Used:

- Butter - Bacon - Onion - Garlic - Green Beans - Chicken Stock - Kosher Salt - Black Pepper - Dried Minced Onion - Dried Minced Garlic - Cayenne Pepper - Red Pepper Flakes Optional: Leftover Ham

Cook Bacon

Cook bacon, then add peppers, celery, onions, & garlic. Season, then add beans.

Add Beans

Stir black-eyed peas, then add ham hock, broth, and bay leaves and bring to a boil

Simmer

Reduce heat, then let the beans simmer until cooked but not mushy.

Enjoy as a side dish or as a New Year's Day main course with cornbread and collard greens.