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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 featuring our Pigeon Peas is a Puerto Rican favorite. 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.