Bahamian Peas & Rice

Bahamian Peas & Rice Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

From Taste of Home.

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Serves:
14
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3
    bacon strips, chopped
  • 1 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 1
    celery rib, chopped
  • 1/2
    chopped green pepper
  • 15 oz
    pigeon peas, drained
  • 1 c
    cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 c
    tomato paste
  • 3
    fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 5 c
    water (about)
  • 13 2/3 oz
    coconut milk
  • 3 c
    uncooked brown rice

How to Make Bahamian Peas & Rice

Step-by-Step

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon.
  2. Add the onion, celery and green pepper to drippings; cook and stir over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Stir in the pigeon peas, ham, tomato paste, thyme, salt and pepper.
  3. Add the water, coconut milk and cooked bacon; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove thyme sprigs.

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About Bahamian Peas & Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Pork
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Caribbean




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