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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!!”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  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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