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Hoppin’ John Casserole

Hoppin’ John is a southern style jumbalaya. You can add any type of meat and veggies you like, then let it all simmer and cook with some Cajun Rice and you got yourself a stick to your ribs meal that really fills you up and explodes with flavor.


  • 1 lb Bacon (diced)
  • 2 boxes Uncle Ben’s Original Recipe Long Grain and Wild Rice
  • 4-6 Cloves Garlic (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Celery (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Green Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 4-1/2 cup Water
  • 2 cans Black-Eyed Peas
  • 4-6 Jalapeños, (diced)


  1. In Large Skillet, Brown Bacon until crisp, set aside on paper towel lined plate to drip off excess grease, save about 1 Tbsp of Grease in Skillet.
  2. Add in the Onion, Garlic, Peppers and Celery. Saute for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add rice and seasoning packet, water, and black-eyed peas; cover and simmer 25 minutes.
  4. Add bacon and jalapeños, cover and heat 5 to 10 minutes more.

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