Pigeon Peas And Rice Recipe

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Servings: 8


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  1. Soak beans overnight (if using the dry beans).
  2. Combine 6 c. water and beans in a 6 qt pot. Saute/fry onion, pepper, and garlic in oil till tender. Stir mix into bean pot. Bring to a boil. Add in rice, coconut lowfat milk, thyme and onion with cloves. Boil for 10 min.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer till beans are tender. Add in more water if necessary and simmer covered for 20 to 25 min or possibly till rice is tender.
  4. Alternative: substitute one 15 ounce. can cooked beans. Add in them to the pot after boiling the rice for about 5 min.
  5. NOTES : Healthy African-Inspired Foods: a traditional beans and rice dish


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 277g
Recipe makes 8 servings
Calories 317  
Calories from Fat 47 15%
Total Fat 5.48g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.56g 6%
Trans Fat 0.09g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Potassium 496mg 14%
Total Carbs 57.14g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5.7g 19%
Sugars 0.87g 1%
Protein 9.82g 16%
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