Recipe courtesy of Joseph Simmons
Print
Peas and Rice
Total:
40 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter 
  • 2 cloves garlic 
  • 1 bay leaf 
  • Pinch dried oregano 
  • Pinch dried thyme 
  • Salt and pepper 
  • 2 cans pigeon peas or red beans 
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced

Directions

To a saucepan add 3 1/2 cups water and the rice, butter, garlic, bay leaf, oregano, thyme and some salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and the liquid is about half evaporated, 30 minutes.

Toss in the pigeon peas and their liquid, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer on low for another 5 minutes.

Plate the peas and rice, top with the scallions, and toss together.

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Lighter Chocolate Brownies 02:54

These fudgy chocolate brownies are surprisingly low in fat and calories.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Shrimp Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Justine Simmons

Parmesan Peas

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Cilantro Rice

Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp

Mexican Rice

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Marie Pappas

Yangzhou Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Egg Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Pea, Feta and Mint Salad

Recipe courtesy of William Granger

Black Beans and Rice

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped 2.0

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Good Eats

10am | 9c

Good Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Good Eats

11am | 10c

Good Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Man Fire Food

2:30pm | 1:30c

Man Fire Food

3:30pm | 2:30c

Man Fire Food

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cake Wars

5pm | 4c

Cake Wars

6pm | 5c

Cake Wars

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Wars

9pm | 8c

Cake Wars

10pm | 9c

Cake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cake Wars

12am | 11c

Cake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Wars

2am | 1c

Cake Wars

3am | 2c

Trending Videos

So Much Pretty Food Here