This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly
Extra Easy - 1.5 syns per serving
WW Smart Points - 7 syns per serving
*suitable for freezing
400g of cured pork, diced (can use diced ham or gammon)
1 tbs of olive oil
cajun spice (mix ingredients listed below)
1 onion, finely diced
1 green pepper, diced
250g of sweet potato, diced
1 stalk of celery, diced
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 can (440g) of black-eyed peas (or other white beans)
1 cup of long grain rice
2.5 cups (600ml) of chicken stock
2 spring onions, sliced
salt and black pepper
For the cajun spice:
1 tbs of sweet paprika (not smoked)
1 tsp of garlic powder
1 tsp of onion powder
1/2 tsp of oregano
1/2 tsp of thyme
1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper
pinch of salt and black pepper
Heat the half the olive oil in a deep frying pan over a medium-high heat.
Once hot, add the pork and cajun spice
Fry until browned and coated with the spices (approx 5-8 mins)
Remove and set aside.
Add the remaining olive oil, onion, green pepper, celery, sweet potato and garlic and fry for a couple of minutes to soften.
Add the rice, black-eyed peas, the cooked pork and stock and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for approx 15-20 mins until stock is almost absorbed (don't let it go too dry)
Stir and season as needed with salt and black pepper, serve and sprinkle with chopped spring onion.
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Serving Size1 serving
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value
Total Fat9.1 g
Saturated Fat2.2 g
Total Carbohydrates44.1 g
Dietary Fiber6.6 g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Recipe by Slimming Eats - Weight Watchers and Slimming World Recipes at https://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/one-pot-southern-hoppin-john