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Baião de Dois

This recipe is popular in the northeastern part of Brazil. When families have enough money to buy meat, they sometimes mix in cooked bacon or sausage.

Baião de Dois

Yields3 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins

Adult help needed.

 1 cup medium-grain white rice
 4 tbsp cooking oil
 3 cloves garlic, diced
 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
 ½ tsp salt
 2 (15-oz.) cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
 ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1

Cook the rice according to package directions.

2

In a separate pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, onion and salt, and cook about 3-4 minutes until see-through. Stir in the cooked rice.

3

Add the black-eyed peas, cover the pan and let cook 3-4 minutes, or until the black-eyed peas are warm. Remove from heat, stir in cilantro and serve.

Ingredients

 1 cup medium-grain white rice
 4 tbsp cooking oil
 3 cloves garlic, diced
 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
 ½ tsp salt
 2 (15-oz.) cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
 ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

Directions

1

Cook the rice according to package directions.

2

In a separate pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, onion and salt, and cook about 3-4 minutes until see-through. Stir in the cooked rice.

3

Add the black-eyed peas, cover the pan and let cook 3-4 minutes, or until the black-eyed peas are warm. Remove from heat, stir in cilantro and serve.

Baião de Dois [by-OH jee DOYCE]

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