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.
Cook and stir first 5 ingredients in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
Add water, peas, tomato sauce and seasonings; stir. Bring to boil.
Stir in rice; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or until rice is tender.
Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro before serving.
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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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.