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Peruvian Split Peas
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8 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 1HR

Peruvian Split Peas

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Peruvian eat legums in many ways, especially as a side dish. In Peru, I remember eating this a lot with grilled fish and of course white rice (here served with 1/2 cup of brown) and a salad. Serve with rice, grilled fish and a salad and you will have a balanced meal!
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Ricardo Kuang
Peruvian eat legums in many ways, especially as a side dish. In Peru, I remember eating this a lot with grilled fish and of course white rice (here served with 1/2 cup of brown) and a salad. Serve with rice, grilled fish and a salad and you will have a balanced meal!
1HR
Total Time
$0.67
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Split Peas
2 cups
Split Peas
Garlic
1 clove
Salt
to taste
Vegetable Oil
1 splash
Vegetable Oil
White Rice
to taste
White Rice, cooked
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
444
Fat
4.4 g
Protein
27.3 g
Carbs
76.6 g
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step 1
Wash the Split Peas (2 cups).
step 1 Wash the Split Peas (2 cups).
step 2
Dice the White Onion (1), and prepare the Garlic (1 clove).
step 2 Dice the White Onion (1), and prepare the Garlic (1 clove).
step 3
Heat Vegetable Oil (1 splash) in a pot and fry the onion with garlic until brown.
step 3 Heat Vegetable Oil (1 splash) in a pot and fry the onion with garlic until brown.
step 4
Roughly chop the Plum Tomatoes (2) and add them into the pot.
step 4 Roughly chop the Plum Tomatoes (2) and add them into the pot.
step 5
Continue cooking until the onions start turning brown.
step 5 Continue cooking until the onions start turning brown.
step 6
Add the split peas to the pot.
step 6 Add the split peas to the pot.
step 7
Add water until the split peas are covered. Add Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Stir the mix and bring it to a boil over medium-high heat.
step 7 Add water until the split peas are covered. Add Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Stir the mix and bring it to a boil over medium-high heat.
step 8
When water starts boiling, lower the heat to the low and cook until split peas are soft. Stir every 5 minutes. Add more water if the mixture starts to dry up.
step 8 When water starts boiling, lower the heat to the low and cook until split peas are soft. Stir every 5 minutes. Add more water if the mixture starts to dry up.
step 9
When the peas are soft and everything has cooked down, it is ready to serve. Taste to check seasoning.
step 9 When the peas are soft and everything has cooked down, it is ready to serve. Taste to check seasoning.
step 10
Serve with White Rice (to taste) and enjoy!
step 10 Serve with White Rice (to taste) and enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Budget-Friendly
Gluten-Free
Comfort Food
Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegan
Vegetarian
One-Pot
Latin American
Side Dish
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