My family's traditional Skillet Hoppin' John with additional options for vegan / vegetarian versions.
Add chopped, uncooked bacon pieces to a sauté pan and cook until crispy.
*Some rice brands may require a bit more/less liquid. Always check your package and adjust as necessary. Mine said 2 cups, but I find that's too much so I reduce it to 1 3/4 cups.
*VEGAN HOPPIN' JOHN OPTION:
This can easily be made into a vegan hoppin' john recipe with these easy substitutions: