Jagacinda (jag) Recipe

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Jagacinda (Jag)

Jennette Canto

By
@Jennette

Jag is a traditional Cape Verdean recipe for a classic dish of beans and rice. I hope you enjoy this classic.


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Rating:

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Steam

Ingredients

1
medium onion
3 c
rice
1 lb
cooked or canned lima or kidney beans
salt and pepper
paprika
4 Tbsp
oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut up onions in a 2 quart pan. Simmer in oil until golden brown.
2
Add 6 cups of water to onions, and season to taste with salt, pepper and paprika.
3
Bring to a boil and add 3 cups of rice. Lower heat, add beans of choice, cover pan, and simmer simmer for 25 minutes, or until water is absorbed and rice is cooked.
4
Turn off stove and let stand. Serve with chicken linguicia, of other meats.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Portugese
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #Portuguese, #Cape, #Verdean