Skinny Hoppin' John
Recipe By :The New American Plate
Serving Size : 4
1 cup dried black-eyed peas
1 can seedless diced tomatoes, drained -- (about 14-oz.)
2 scallions -- white and green
1 rib celery -- finely diced parts, finely chopped
1/2 cup finely chopped white onion
1 Serrano chile
1/2 tsp. salt -- plus additional for seasoning if desired
Freshly ground black pepper -- to taste
1 tsp. fresh lime juice -- or to taste
2 cups wild pecan rice or brown rice -- cooked and hot
Rinse the peas and place them in a deep saucepan with 2 1/2 cups cold water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until the peas are almost soft, 45 to 60 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, scallions, celery, onion, chile and 1/2 tsp. salt. Simmer 25 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Mix in lime juice and season to taste with pepper.
Serve over rice. (Hoppin’ John may also be served without rice, as a side dish.)
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information: Per serving: 287 calories, 2 g. total fat (less than 1 g. saturated fat), 57 g. carbohydrate, 14 g. protein, 8 g. dietary fiber, 532 mg. sodium. 5 Weight Watchers pts
"American Institute Cancer Research"
back to fatfreevegan.com