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Hoppin' John in the Summertime

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A hearty Low Country stew adapts itself to a southern summer salad. I got this from my Low Country mother-in-law, who tweaked an idea from her mother's hoppin' john soup one year when it was just too hot."
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35 m servings 262
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine cooked rice mix with the black-eyed peas, red onion, green pepper, crabmeat, parsley, lemon juice, olive oil, hot sauce, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Serve with tomato slices.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 262 calories; 5 34.5 21 43 542 Full nutrition

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Lovely, light, summer salad. Hubby, who NEVER eats salads, said, "Great salad, Babe!" That's good enough for me.

Unbelievably wonderful

Truly good summer dinner

I was looking for a Hoppin John recipe for New Year's Day and chose this salad since it was about 80 degrees in Phoenix today, and this sounded much better than hot soup! I used cubed ham inste...

Being down in Florida, salad is a year 'round thing, so I make this every single New Years Day! The only thing I do differently is to chop the tomatoes and serve the salad over greens.