Rice with Pigeon Peas

Rice with Pigeon Peas
Level
Easy
Prep: 
10 min
Cook 
40 min
Servings
10 servings
Try this easy new holiday side dish everyone will love! It's packed with flavor and nutrition: rice, vegetables, spices, cilantro and green pigeon peas or black eyed peas.

The Secret Ingredient

Ingredients

Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, 1 cup cilantro and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until vegetables are soft.

Step 2

Add rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until rice turns opaque.

Step 3

Stir in diced tomatoes, oregano, achiote powder, pigeon peas and tomato paste; cook for 1 minute. Stir in bouillon mixture; bring to a boil. Cover tightly; reduce heat to low.

Step 4

Cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender and most of liquid has evaporated. Serve garnished with cilantro.