Hoppin' John


    This meal is not only easy to make, it is low in both calories and fat!
    Makes 12 servings (1 1/3 cups each)


    6 cups black-eyed peas, cooked (or 3 cans black-eyed peas, rinsed & drained)

    2 cans (14 oz. each) reduced sodium, chicken broth

    1 pkg. (14 oz.) Turkey Smoked Sausage, browned, thinly sliced

    2 cups chopped onion

    1 cup water

    1 tsp. crushed red pepper

    1/2 tsp. ground red pepper

    2-1/2 cups Minute Brown Rice, uncooked

    MIX cooked or canned peas, broth, sausage, onion and add 1 cup water and seasonings in medium saucepan;  bring to boil.

    STIR in rice; cover. Simmer 10 minutes or until rice is tender.


    Diet Exchange: 3 Starches, 1 Vegetable, 1 Lean Meat