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Hoppin’ John Stew

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 Hoppin’ John Stew Recipe
6 Servings
Prep: 6 min.
Total: 40 min.
  1. In a soup pot over medium-high heat, combine black-eyed peas, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, sausage, garlic, and Cajun seasoning. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 25 minutes.
  2. Stir in spinach and cook for 5 more minutes.

Better-for-You Tip: No New Year’s Day celebration is complete without a bowl of Hoppin’ John. You see, the black eyed peas are said to bring you good luck in the New Year and the vitamin-packed spinach is said to symbolize prosperity. So whether you eat this as is or over some rice, this dish promises to fill you up without breaking most of our new year’s resolutions. Did we mention the beans are a great source of protein and fiber?  Well, they are.

Nutrition based on a 1-cup per serving:

Calories 309, Calories from Fat 93.0, Total Fat 10.0g, Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0.0g, Cholesterol 20.0mg, Sodium 610mg, Total Carbohydrate 44g, Dietary Fiber 11.0g, Sugars 9.4g, Protein 11.0g

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