Baião de Dois [by-OH jee DOYCE]
Yields3 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time35 mins
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
Cook the rice according to package directions.
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.
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.