*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                  Field Pea Hoppin' John With Texmati Rice
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Ethnic                           Rcrockett
                 Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      tablespoon    olive oil
    1      large         onion -- chopped
    1      medium        green bell pepper, seeded -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1 1/2  cups          cooked field peas
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      black pepper
    1      cup           raw Texmati or basmati rice
    1      sprig         fresh thyme
 
 
 Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion,
 bell pepper and garlic and cook until translucent. Add the
 field peas, stirring to combine. Add 2 1/2 cups water, the
 salt and the pepper and bring to a boil.
 
 Add the rice and the sprig of thyme; stir once. Bring back
 to a boil, cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 minutes,
 then remove from the heat and let stand, covered, for an
 additional 10 minutes.
 
 Uncover, taste and adjust seasonings with salt and pepper.
 Fluff with a fork and serve. Makes 6 to 8 servings.
 
 ANN YONKERS, cooking teacher
 
 
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