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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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

262.2 calories; protein 21g 42% DV; carbohydrates 34.5g 11% DV; fat 5g 8% DV; cholesterol 43.1mg 14% DV; sodium 541.9mg 22% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2011
Lovely light summer salad. Hubby who NEVER eats salads said "Great salad Babe!" That's good enough for me. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/03/2011
Lovely light summer salad. Hubby who NEVER eats salads said "Great salad Babe!" That's good enough for me. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/13/2011
Unbelievably wonderful Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/12/2011
Truly good summer dinner Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2014
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 instead of the crabmeat but otherwise followed the rest of the recipe. It was excellent! For summer I'll definitely try the crab but we loved it with the ham. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2019
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. Read More