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       Title: Hot Hoppin' John Salad
  Categories: main dish, salads
       Yield: 6 servings
       1 c  coarsely chopped ham
       1 c  chopped onion; divided
       2    garlic cloves; minced
       1 tb vegetable oil
       3 c  hot cooked rice - (cooked in
            - chicke
      16 oz canned black-eyed peas -
            -rinsed and
       1 ts hot pepper sauce
     1/2 ts cracked black pepper
     1/4 ts salt
       2 sl bacon
       4 c  very finely shredded cabbage
            - - (gre
   Cook ham, 1/2 cup onion, and garlic in oil until lightly browned.
   Stir in rice, peas, hot sauce, pepper and salt.  Cook until
   thoroughly heated. Place bacon in large skillet; cook until crisp;
   set aside.  Drain all but 1 tablespoon drippings.  Add cabbage and
   remaining onion; stir-fry until tender-crisp.  Spoon onto large
   platter.  Ladle rice mixture into center of cabbage; crumble bacon
   over top of salad.  Serve hot or at room temperature.
   Source: Seasonal Inspirations for Rice Reprinted with permission from
   USA Rice Council Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias