Hoppin' John Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

Hoppin' John Black-Eyed Pea Casserole

by Danielle Lambert 6 months ago
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1 hour
370.4 kcal
30.9 g carbs
Description

Found this recipe at a big Christmas get-together. Don't know who gets the real credit for creating this recipe, but it is easy and really, really good! Just a little kick and very filling. Sure to be a hit at any get-together.

Ingredients
  • 1 (6 ounce) package long grain and wild rice mix (such as Zatarain's®)
  • 2 ¼ cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • cooking spray
  • 1 pound mild sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans hoppin' John
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, or more to taste
Directions
  1. 1. Combine rice mix, water, and butter in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until rice is tender, about 25 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  2. 2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a large casserole dish lightly with cooking spray.
  3. 3. Cook and stir sausage in a large skillet over medium heat until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain, reserving some grease in the skillet, and place in a bowl.
  4. 4. Cook and stir onion and green bell pepper in the skillet until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in rice, sausage, and hoppin' John until evenly distributed. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to the prepared casserole dish.
  5. 5. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, 30 to 35 minutes. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese on top. Continue baking until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 8 servings
calories: 370.4 kcal
carbohydrates: 30.9 g
protein: 17.5 g
saturated fat: 8.5 g
cholesterol: 51.1 mg
sodium: 1338.8 mg
fiber: 4 g
sugar: 1.5 g