Start The New Year Right with Hoppin’ John Served Over Cornmeal Pancakes

Start The New Year Right with Hoppin’ John Served Over Cornmeal Pancakes

Hoppin' John is a Southern dish traditionally served on New Year's Day.  Hoppin' John is made with black-eyed peas, onions, and bacon (sometimes ham or sausa

Ingredients

  • 8 stalks of deveined rainbow chard (approximately 12 ounces)
  • 8 ounces bacon
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium-sized yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 2 15 ounce cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 corn meal pancakes (You can can use my blue cornmeal pancake recipe, but just use regular yellow cornmeal and don't add the orange extract.)
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
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