Jamaican Rice and Peas (Baked) Recipe

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Jamaican Rice and Peas (Baked)
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  1. Using a large pot over medium heat, combine pigeon peas, garlic, pimento, thyme, coconut and 3 quarts of cold water.
  2. Cover and cook the peas until tender, about 1-1/2 hours, adding more water as needed to keep peas covered.
  3. Boil until 4 cups of water remains,(you can drain and measure this).
  4. Heat oven to 350°F.
  5. Using a Dutch oven or ovenproof pot over medium heat, heat the margarine, saute the onion and pepper, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add rice, peas with liquid, season with salt and pepper.
  7. Cover and bake until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 492.33 Kcal (2061 kJ)
Calories from fat 122.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.57g 21%
Sodium 309.58mg 13%
Potassium 1036.7mg 22%
Total Carbs 76.67g 26%
Sugars 1.95g 8%
Dietary Fiber 11.9g 48%
Protein 16.72g 33%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 4.5mg 25%
Calcium 89.4mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 311.59 Kcal (1305 kJ)
Calories from fat 77.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.59g 21%
Sodium 195.93mg 13%
Potassium 656.11mg 22%
Total Carbs 48.52g 26%
Sugars 1.24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 7.53g 48%
Protein 10.58g 33%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 3%
Iron 2.8mg 25%
Calcium 56.6mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.2
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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