Pigeon peas are tasty legumes that are popular in Indian, Caribbean and African cooking, and make a healthy addition to any meal. They have a rich nutty flavor and provide protein, B-complex vitamins, and minerals, including potassium. Pigeon peas can be used in a variety of dishes, like Arroz con Gandules, which is a holiday meal combining rice and pigeon peas. Try them in your own side dishes or soups for a boost of nutrition at every meal.
How to Cook Pigeon Peas
Put the pigeon peas in a pot over the stovetop and cover with one or two inches of water. Cover and cook the beans over medium heat for about 1 1/2 hours, until tender. Check the legumes from time to time to make sure they are covered in water. Drain the peas and serve or use them in your cooking.
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Pigeon Peas. May contain traces of Soy and Wheat. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Serving size 38g (~1.3 oz.)
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|Calories from Fat||5|
Store in a cool dry place. Refrigeration is not needed.
Country of origin: United States