Stewed Peas...Red Red
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Serves: 6
  • 2 cups black eyed peas
  • 1½ tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 habaneros
  • 1 onion(divided)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1½ cups baby spinach(optional)
  • 2tbsps crayfish powder
  • 2 cans sardines
  • Palm oil/ vegetable or any healthy cooking oil (eye ball size)
  • Bouillon(optional)
  • Salt
  1. Wash the peas and place into a pot. Bring to a boil; then place under running water and wash. Place into a pot and add half of the onion. Do not season. Cook until soft then set aside.
  2. Chop the tomatoes and set aside. Blend the remaining onion, garlic, habaneros and bell pepper.
  3. Heat up the oil, add the tomatoes and the blended pepper mix. Fry until the tomatoes and peppers have cooked and the oil has risen to the top. This will take about 20 minutes or less. Add salt and or bouillon, crayfish and sardines and fry for another 6 minutes. Fold in the spinach
  4. immediately add the peas so that the spinach does not over cook.
If you don't like or have sardines, you may use any type of fish. Just steam the fish with salt, pepper and onion and add into the beans.
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at