Free Recipe Bahamian Peas and Rice

Recipe Type: Free Vegetable Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 6

Ingredients for Bahamian Peas and Rice Recipe

1/4 lb Salt pork, diced
1 Small onion, sliced
1 Celery rib, chopped
1/4 c Tomato paste
3 c Water
Salt and freshly ground pepp
1 tb Vegetable oil
1/4 Green pepper, seeded and
1 ts Dried thyme leaves
3/4 c Cooked pigeon peas (black
Eyed peas can be substituted
2 c Uncooked white rice

Bahamian Peas and Rice Preparation

Fry the salt pork in a large skillet until the fat has been released, then add the vegetable oil. Add the onion and saute until translucent. Then add the green pepper, celery, thyme, and tomato paste. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the peas and cook for another 5 minutes. Transfer the pea mixture to a saucepan and add the water and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil, add the rice, and stir. Reduce the heat when the water returns to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for about 25 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed. This is usually served as a side dish. From Gemini’s MASSIVE MealMaster collection at

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