Pigeon Peas n' Rice
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bahamas
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • ¼ cup bacon, diced
  • 1-14.5 ounce can of pigeon peas
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • Salt, black pepper, paprika and fresh thyme to taste
  1. Fry bacon until crisp. Add in the pepper and onion and cook until the onion is translucent.
  2. Add in the water, un-drained can of peas, tomato paste, salt, black pepper, paprika, thyme and rice.
  3. Cover the pot with a tight fitting lid and simmer until all the water has been absorbed.
  4. Serve immediately with a sprig of fresh thyme.
Recipe by International Cuisine at https://www.internationalcuisine.com/peas-and-rice/