Afro-Caribbean Rice and Peas

Makes: 
14 servings, 1 cup each (167 g each)
Utensil: 
5 Qt./4.7 L Roaster with Cover
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Contributed By: 
Ayo Olaseinde
Authorized Saladmaster® Dealer

Ingredients

Recipe Description: 

This dish contains lots of cholesterol-lowering fiber and the high-fiber content also prevents blood-sugar levels from rising too rapidly after a meal - great for diabetics. Bring this healthy taste of the islands to your table.

1
pound
dried red kidney beans, approximately 6 cups after soaked
(454
g)
5
cups
vegetable stock, can substitue water and add an organic vegetable stock cube
(1.2
L)
2
cups
brown rice
(370
g)
12
cup
onion, processed, use Cone #3
(80
g)
2
cloves
garlic, minced
3
tablespoons
fresh thyme
(45
mL)
2-3
bay leaves
2
teaspoons
salt
(10
mL)
4
tablespoons
creamed coconut
(60
mL)
1
cup
water
(240
mL)
Directions: 
  1. Place beans and 8 cups water in a large bowl and soak overnight. Drain and place in roaster.
  2. Add vegetable stock or water, place heat on medium and cover. When Vapo-Valve™ clicks, turn heat to low and cook until beans are 12 done, approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Add all other ingredients, stir thoroughly, raise heat to medium and cover. When Vapo-Valve™ clicks turn heat to low and simmer until beans and rice are cooked, approximately 30-40 minutes.
Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 
191
Total Fat: 
8g
Saturated Fat: 
5g
Cholesterol: 
1mg
Sodium: 
1000mg
Total Carbs: 
28g
Dietary Fiber: 
4g
Sugar: 
1g
Protein: 
5g

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