Learn how to make this classic Southern dish with this easy step-by-step recipe.

Southern Black-Eyed Peas (Hoppin' John)

Rinse and soak the black eyed beans for 2-3 hours.

Cook the bacon and sausage until browned.

Sauté the onions, celery, garlic, and jalapenos until softened.

Add the beans, liquid, and seasonings. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.

Stir in the collard greens, bacon, and sausage. Cook for 10 minutes more.