Learn how to make this Southern staple that is said to bring good luck in the New Year.

This dish is so simple to make and is full of flavor. You'll love having it on New Year's Day and every day that ends with -y.


chopped onion

bacon drippings

cooked hame

black-eyed peas

cayenne pepper

cooked rice


Step 1: Sauté onion in bacon drippings until tender in a large saucepan.

Step 2: Stir in black-eyed peas, ham and cayenne pepper; simmer 10 minutes.

Step 3: Stir in hot cooked rice and season with salt.

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