Traditional Jamaican Rice & Peas recipe - Great accompaniment to most Jamaican entrees!
1cupof dried red kidney beans or pigeon peassoaked overnight and drained
3Green Onions or Scallionscrushed
1Can of Coconut Milk
1Whole Scotch Bonnet Pepper
3sprigs of fresh thyme
Place beans & garlic in a large pot and cover with about 7 cups of water.
Bring to a boil and then turn down to simmer and cook until the beans are tender, about 45 minutes. You can test the beans by trying to crush one with the back of a spoon. If they crush easily then they are ready
Stir in the coconut milk, green onions, thyme, scotch bonnet pepper, salt, pepper and rice.
Bring back to a boil and cook until the rice is tender and has absorbed most of the liquid. Time depends on the type of rice used.