*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                               Hopping John 2
 Recipe By     : A Texas Hill Country Cookbook, 1976, p. 338
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Holiday                          Texas
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      cup           dried black-eyed peas
      1/4  pound         salt pork -- diced
    1      medium        green bell pepper -- chopped
    1      medium        onion -- chopped
    1      cup           uncooked rice
    1      tablespoon    butter or margarine
           pinch         cayenne pepper
                         salt and pepper -- to taste
 Soak peas overnight, drain.  Add salt pork, green pepper and onion. 
 Cover with water and simmer 2 hours or until peas are tender.  Cook rice
 according to package directions.  When peas are done and water has
 cooked very low, add rice and remaining ingredients.  Cover and cook
 over low heat until all liquid is abosrbed.  Serve hot.