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Rice with Pigeon Peas

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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.

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  • Servings: 10
This Recipe is: Low Fat


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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. Add rice; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes or until rice turns opaque. 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. Cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender and most of liquid has evaporated. Serve garnished with cilantro.

COOK'S TIP: To save time you can use 2 cups of prepared sofrito mix. Omit onion, green bell pepper, cilantro, garlic and diced tomatoes. In directions above add the sofrito mix instead of the diced tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 10
Calories 210
Calories from Fat 30
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 510mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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