Jag

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Jane Forbes

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@skeet1068

Jag is a rice and bean dish from the Cape Verde islands. Its pretty well known here in the New Bedford area of MA where there are a lot of Portugese/Cape Verdian people. My Mother-in-law showed me how to make it and my hubby says its as good as hers!

Do me a favor, though, ladies. Don't add anything like corn or carrots to it. Tom (my Hubby) says people would do that when he was a kid and it would ruin it!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
4
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    cannellini beans (15oz can)
  • 1/2 pkg
    chopped kale (optional) i use a 10oz pkg.
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika (not too sure of the measurement, i use quite a bit. it turns the rice kinda orangey-red)
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 2 c
    long grain white rice
  • 4 c
    water

How to Make Jag

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil water. Meanwhile, in a separate pot, saute onions in butter till soft. Add Beans, paprika and salt & pepper.
  2. When water boils, add to pot with bean mixture, add rice and kale. Cover and bring back to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 25-30 minutes until water is absorbed. Stir to mix and serve!!

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About Jag

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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