Andrea’s Answer To maybe a little luck for the New Year?

I have been looking for a recipe the last few years with black eyed peas and ironically have had no luck .  But this year, this year I finally got it right!  I was searching Google and Pinterest when I came across Quick Hoppin’ John Soup on allrecipes.com.  It was a hit!! Even my daughter who is not a soup eater ate some.  My son?  He had two bowls.   I made it without the pork sausage because someone used it for breakfast that morning! I won’t complain though because my husband usually always makes breakfast on the weekends and it’s nice to get a break from doing all the cooking.   I also only used one can of tomatoes because I’m the only one who really loves tomatoes in this house and in my opinion one was definitely enough.

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Quick Hoppin’ John Soup

1 pound sage pork sausage
1 (6 ounce) package uncooked long grain
and wild rice mix, with seasoning packet
2 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas,
drained
2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, with
liquid
2 (14 ounce) cans chicken broth
2 cups water
salt to taste
Crumble sausage into a skillet over medium heat and cook until evenly brown.  In a large pot, mix the cooked sausage, rice mix with seasoning packet, black-eyed peas, tomatoes, broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Season to taste with salt.
Give it a try and tell me what you think!  Happy New Year!
Andrea
 I am linking up with  Tatertots and Jello     http://tatertotsandjello.com/2014/01/link-party-palooza.html
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