Rice and peas with poached eggs

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 40m
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  • 300 grams (2 cups) peas
  • 200 grams (1 cup) rice
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Place the olive oil, chopped onion and the peeled garlic in a saucepan and saute until the onion start to turn golden brown, stirring occasionally. Add the peas and season with a little salt and pepper. Stir, cover the pan with a lid and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 2

    1. Add the rice and season with a little more salt. Mix the rice in the peas, pour the water (enough water to completely cover the rice and the peas) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 10 to 12 minutes.

    Step 3

    1. When the rice is almost cooked, add the eggs and let them poach.

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the heat, let stand about 5 minutes and serve.

Rice and peas with poached eggs | Food From Portugal

Rice and peas with poached eggs

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 426

Total Fat: 17 g(22%)

Saturated Fat: 3 g(16%)

Cholesterol: 164 mg(55%)

Sodium: 109 mg(5%)

Total Carbohydrate: 55.5 g(20%)

Protein: 13.5 g

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