Rice & Pigeon Peas

Rice & Pigeon Peas

Rice & Pigeon Peas is so packed with ingredients, it's not a side—it's a meal. To name a few: diced ham, pigeon peas and green onions make this tasty pork recipe one you'll want to enjoy—and master.
  • 30 mins

    Cooking Time

  • Difficulty

  • 10 mins

    Prep Time

  • 6 People


  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup diced ham
  • 1/4 cup chopped shallots
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green onions
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 packets Knorr® Sazon with Garlic, Onion, Annatto and Cilantro
  • 1 can (15 oz.) pigeon peas, drained
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups medium grain rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon Cube(s)

  1. In 6-quart heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, heat olive oil over medium-high heat and cook ham, shallots, green onions and green pepper, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook tomatoes, cilantro, Knorr® Sazon with Garlic, Onion, Annatto and Cilantro and pigeon peas 3 minutes.

  3. Add salt and black pepper. Stir in rice, then water and Bouillon and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Garnish, if desired, with diced pork rinds.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 0.0
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 g
Cholesterol (g) 0.0 mg
Fat (g) 0.0 g
Fiber (g) 0.0 g
Protein (g) 0.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 0.0 g
Sodium (g) 0.0 mg
Sugars (g) 0.0 g

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