Ben Johnson's Delight


Ben Johnson's Delight
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For 4 Person(s)


  • 10 cup(s) water
  • 1 packet(s) Grace Coconut Milk
  • 1 pound(s) salt beef, soaked and pre-cooked
  • 1 pound(s) yellow yam, peeled and washed
  • 1 pound(s) cocoa, peeled
  • 1 pound(s) sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 pound(s) carrots, diced
  • 1 large cho-cho, diced
  • 1/2 pound(s) flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 cup(s) water
  • 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, crushed
  • 1 whole basil leaf
  • 1 sprig(s) thyme
  • 1 stalk(s) escallion, crushed
  • 1 packet(s) Grace Cock Soup Miix
  • 4 whole pimento berries
  • 1 can(s) Grace Broad Beans

Ben Johnson's Delight Directions

  1. Pour water into a large sauce pot and bring to a boil.  Add coconut milk and salt beef and put to boil until beef is tender.
  2. Cut yam, cocoa and sweet potato into large dice and add to the mixture.  Medium dice the carrot and cho cho and fold into the mixture.
  3. Combine flour, salt and just enough water to make a smooth dough.  Knead lightly and put to relax for 5 minutes.
  4. Use the dough to make spinners and add them to the mixture.  (Dough will yield 20 spinners).
  5. Add the whole scotch bonnet pepper, crushed garlic, basil leaf, thyme and escallion.  Stir in the Grace Cock Soup Mix and the pimento berries and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Fold in the Grace Broad Beans and allow to heat through for 5 minutes.

    To Serve:  Serve as a one pot meal.

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