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Pigeon Peas n' Rice

A wonderful side dish from the Bahamas that would be wonderful with so many things.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Bahamas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 263kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 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


  • Fry bacon until crisp. Add in the pepper and onion and cook until the onion is translucent.
  • Add in the water, un-drained can of peas, tomato paste, salt, black pepper, paprika, thyme and rice.
  • Cover the pot with a tight fitting lid and simmer until all the water has been absorbed.
  • Serve immediately with a sprig of fresh thyme.


Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1187IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg