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Bahamian Peas & Rice

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“I do not like beans in any way, shape or form. That said, my fiancee found it very amusing when I ate this dish every day for lunch during our vacation in the Bahamas. It wasn't until we returned that he let me know these 'peas' were actually beans!!”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil peas in medium saucepan with 5-6 cups of water.
  2. Cook for 45 minutes or until tender and set aside.
  3. Fry bacon in a medium pot with the scallions, garlic, and red pepper.
  4. Saute for 3- 5 minutes and add salt, pepper, thyme, and tomato paste.
  5. Add peas and 4 cups of the water that was used to boil them in.
  6. Bring to a boil and add rice.
  7. Reduce heat, cover tightly, until most all of the water has evaporated.

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