Easy Hoppin’ John Recipe

2020 WK 03.pngEasy Hoppin’ John Recipe


Servings: 6


  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 large bell pepper diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes or to taste
  • 5 oz. 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups long grain brown rice
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 16 oz. 1 can black beans, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped


  • Pour ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil into a large skillet.
  • Toss in the diced onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Mix the diced bell pepper, minced garlic, cumin and red pepper flakes in a bowl.
  • Add the ingredients in the bowl to the tempered onions in the skillet and cook for 4 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes and leave for 5 minutes.
  • Combine the brown rice and veggie broth with the ingredients in the skillet, stir and allow the mixture to boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover with a fitting lid and allow the mixture to simmer for about 40 minutes until the rice is fluffy and cooked through.
  • Toss in the rinsed black beans and stir well.
  • Sprinkle chopped cilantro on top and allow to rest for 5-6 minutes.
  • Serve warm.


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