Black-Eyed Jambalaya

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cans black-eyed peas, drained
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 hot pepper, diced
  • 8 strips bacon, divided
  • 3 cups cooked rice

Instructions

  1. Brown ground beef, onion, bell pepper and hot pepper; add small amount of water as it starts to fry.
  2. When meat is brown, add black-eyed peas. Cook beef and peas about 10 minutes.
  3. Add cooked rice; mix well.
  4. Put mixture in baking dish.
  5. Fry 5 bacon strips extra dry; crumble on top of jambalaya.
  6. Place remaining bacon (3 strips) on top of casserole.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 35 minutes.