• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Easy vegetarian Hoppin John recipe. A healthy twist on traditional Southern style Hoppin John made with with rice, black eyed peas, and greens. Great for New Years or anytime you need a fast dinner!

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 large green bell pepper, diced
    • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
    • 3 stalks celery
    • 4 medium carrots, peeled and diced (about 10 ounces)
    • 3 large cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tablespoon)
    • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, plus additional to taste
    • 1 small bunch kale, trimmed and chopped (about 8 ounces)
    • 2 (15-ounce) cans black-eyed peas (about 3 1/2 cups), drained and rinsed
    • 1 (14-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
    • Prepared brown rice, for serving
    • Chopped green onions, optional for serving

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 142 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 11.5%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.35%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 832 mg 34.66%
    • Calcium: 53 mg 5.33%
    • Potassium: 213 mg 6.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.32%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 14 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.76%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 27.9%
    • Vitamin C 14.44%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq