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Rice with Pigeon Peas
Rice with Pigeon Peas

Rice with Pigeon Peas

50 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
20 Min(s) Cook
Healthy Living
Discover a Puerto Rican-inspired Rice with Pigeon Peas recipe! This Rice with Pigeon Peas gets delicious smoky flavor from bacon and smoked ham, and it includes all the spices you love from the traditional recipe.
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12 servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped green peppers
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups water
1 can (15 oz.) pigeon peas, undrained
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 pkt. seasoning with coriander and annatto
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
2 cups long-grain white rice, uncooked
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Let's Make It
1
Cook and stir first 5 ingredients in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
2
Add water, peas, tomato sauce and seasonings; stir. Bring to boil.
3
Stir in rice; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or until rice is tender.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Special Extra
Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro before serving.
Tip 2
Nutrition Bonus
This versatile side dish not only tastes great but as a bonus, it's also low in fat and a good source of fiber, thanks to the pigeon peas and rice.
Nutrition
Calories
180
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
1%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3.5729mg
1%
Sodium 180mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates 35g
13%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 0.9539g
2%
Protein 6g
12%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
8%
Calcium
2%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
12 servings, 2/3 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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