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Hoppin’ John Salad with Molasses Dressing

It is said that eating Hoppin’ John on New Year’s Day will bring good luck. Here’s a fresh take on the southern dish traditionally made with salt pork (we’ve subbed in andouille sausage) and served over rice.
 
Photograph by Brian Leatart
 
 
Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup mild-flavored (light) molasses
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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  • 1 1-pound bag frozen black-eyed peas
  • 1 1/2 cups 1/2-inch cubes peeled yam (red-skinned sweet potato)
  • 2 cups 1/2-inch cubes andouille sausage (about 12 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen sliced okra, thawed, patted dry
  • 1 cup chopped red onion

Preparation

  • Whisk first 4 ingredients in small bowl to blend; season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook black-eyed peas and yam in large saucepan of boiling salted water until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain; cool. Place in large bowl. Add andouille, okra, and onion. Add enough dressing to coat and toss.
Source: bonappetit.com

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