Healthy Stew Peas


Healthy Stew Peas
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For 5 Person(s)


  • 2 cup(s) dry red kidney beans
  • 10 cup(s) water
  • 5 clove(s) garlic, crushed
  • 6 whole pimento berries
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ginger, crushed
  • 1 pound(s) tofu, diced largely
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ginger, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Grace Caribbean Traditions Black Pepper
  • 1 cup(s) whole wheat flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/3 cup(s) water
  • 1/4 cup(s) Grace Vegetable Oil
  • 1 packet(s) Grace Coconut Milk Powder
  • 3 stalk(s) escallion, chopped
  • 1 sprig(s) thyme
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) scotch bonnet pepper, deseeded, chopped

Healthy Stew Peas Directions

  1. Wash red kidney beans.  In a pressure cooker, add 10 cups water, 5 cloves garlic, 6 pimento berries, 1 teaspoon ginger and pressure cook for 20 minutes.  At the end of cooking time, turn off the flame and allow to cool before opening the pressure cooker.
  2. Season tofu with 2 cloves chopped garlic, 1 teaspoon ginger, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon Grace Caribbean Traditions Black Pepper and allow to marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

    To Make Spinners
  3. Combine whole wheat flour, pinch of salt and 1/3 cup water and knead to form a smooth dough.  Cover and leave to relax for about 20 minutes.
  4. Heat Grace Vegetable Oil in a large skillet and use to fry the seasoned tofu, drain on absorbent paper, set aside.
  5. Dissolve Grace Coconut Milk in 1/3 cup water and add to the boiled red kidney beans and bring to a boil.
  6. Use the dough to make about 20 spinners and add to the pot.
  7. Add the fried tofu, escallion, thyme, onion, scotch bonnet pepper and 1 teaspoon salt, cover and allow to simmer for approximately 10 minutes.

    To Serve:  Serve with brown rice and a salad.

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