This faster version of the traditional Southern dish Quick Hoppin' John uses canned black eyed peas, onion garlic, allspice and cayenne. Served over rice with garnishes. Of course you can cook dried beans rather than using canned. If you do, reserve the liquid for completing the dish.
Cooking time does not include time to cook beans from scratch, if you ch...
Crawfish tails are simmered in a mixture of butter, onion, bell pepper, garlic and Creole seasonings then garnished with green onions and chopped parsley.
This Sausage Gumbo is a made with smoked sausage, bell pepper, onion, celery and gumbo file. The homemade spice mixture includes cayenne, paprika, onion and garlic powder, mustard and cumin.
Dirty rice is a Cajun specialty. The typical combination includes ground chicken or turkey livers and gizzards with onions, broth, green pepper and garlic. The dish gets its name because the cooked gizzards give the rice a "dirty" appearance.