Definition of hopping john in English:

hopping john

Syllabification: hop·ping john

noun

  • (In the southern US and Caribbean) a stew of rice with black-eyed peas, often also containing bacon and red peppers.
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    • Some Americans, particularly in the South, eat hopping john, a dish made with black-eyed peas, to bring good luck in the New Year.
    • I am going to serve roast pork and sauerkraut, hopping john, corn bread, and spinach in order to cover everything!
    • Here's a hopping john recipe and information on the origin of black eyed peas.

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