Hoppin' John Salad

  • Active Time 30m
  • Total Time 30m
  • Rating ****

12 servings

Hoppin' John is a traditional New Year's Day dish in the South, but it is enjoyed year round. Though it often contains bacon or ham, this vegetarian version is great for picnics, or as a side dish. It is also an excellent source of fiber!


  • For the Salad:
  • 6 cups cooked black-eyed peas
  • 1 small red onion, diced fine
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced fine
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded, diced fine
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 3/4 cup green onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • For the Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt and freshly ground black pepper



Add ingredients together in medium mixing bowl.


Combine ingredients for the dressing. Pour over vegetables and toss gently.

Recipe created exclusively for Cooking.com by Lake Austin Spa Resort.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 4091

nutrition information per serving

172 calories; 3g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 204mg sodium; 29g carbohydrates; 7g fiber; 8g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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