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Pigeon Peas

Pigeon Peas are a technically beans, but are called peas due to their small, round appearance. They are firm and nutty, with a slightly sweet, earthy flavor.

  • Gray-brown with speckles

  • Approximately 1/4 inch in diameter

  • Spherical

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $11.85
    $0.7 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Typically combined with other beans, rice and hot chiles

  • Add to hearty soups, stews and salads

  • Basic prep

    Soak overnight. Rinse and add to large pot, covering with fresh water. Bring to boil for 3 minutes, reduce heat and simmer until tender.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a cool, dry place.


    Pigeon peas.

    Classic recipe

    Rice and Pigeon Peas (Arroz con Gandules)

    This authentic Caribbean dish is a Puerto Rican favorite, traditionally served at holidays and celebrations. The deliciously crunchy, caramelized crust of rice that forms on the bottom of the pan while cooking is referred to as “pegao,” and is considered a special treat.