hazelwood4 from Owensboro, Kentucky on December 04, 2011: This recipe sounds really good! … I like using the cumin and coriander option or just keeping it plain, depending on the flavor of the pig's tail. In this cooking how to video Tracy shows you how to make some authentic Jamaican red pea soup. That story I wrote using your theme, am going to send you a copy for you to read. Make sure there are no foreign bodies in your peas. Thanks for sharing on Google+. Cuisine: Red Pea Soup is my all-time favourite soup! This is a pot of red pea soup that's being cooked. Wash carefully and pour 4 to 6 cups of water along with the peas in a large pot. Spinners are Jamaican style dumplings, which are denser than Guyanese dumpling or duff. Jason Menayan from San Francisco on December 05, 2011: Looks delicious! Or just use 2 or 3 different kinds of firm yams. Thanks again and please keep those recipes coming! This is definitely one of my favorites... Susan In Canada the yams can be found in most grocery stores in Ontario as yellow yams. We use what we call a dutch pot; it's similar to the ancient kettle pot, but without the handle and the feet. WillStarr from Phoenix, Arizona on December 04, 2011: Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on December 04, 2011: This looks like a good meal except I have never eaten a pigs tail and not sure I want to. ..yes I was kind of concerned for you - the other day - when you said you were tired - hope you're okay Carolee. Can you use salt pork or bacon in place of the pigs tails? Jamaica Video; Red Peas Soup, Network. Ah when the snow starts falling and soup boiling and bread baking. Wash the rice in a sieve. He loves beans and is always looking for recipes. While the peas are being cooked, put 3 cups of water to boil. Feb 6, 2018 - This is a recipe for authentic Jamaican red pea soup. You can also add a bit of smoked meat if you like. Thanks. I used sweet potatoes and pigtails and, in the essence of time, canned kidney beans. Some of the soup dishes were chicken soup, beef soup, gongo peas soup, and of course the red pea soup. Add spinners to soup and then cook for an additional 10 minutes. I think I'll try the vegetarian version of this even though I'm not a vegetarian. Personally, I like using the round red for my rice, peas, and soup, but I got the regular kidney beans yesterday, and they weren't that red. Hi Ruby, 'soup's on'. I personally prefer it without the optional soup mixes. Red Pea Soup … Enjoy! CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF TOOLS & EQUIPMENT I USE IN MY KITCHEN:https://www.amazon.com/shop/morristimecookingIngredients:15 cups water1 1/2 … 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt. Lobobrandon, I guarantee you will love it. I just noticed a comment you wrote about using smoked hock. I just love soups this time of year. Carolee Samuda (author) from Jamaica on December 06, 2011: Livelonger, Dasheen is another type of tuber similar to the cocoyams. Let sit for about 30 minutes or until you need it. Combine in a large heavy sauce- pan with the beef, dried kidney beans (if using canned beans don't add at this time), and the water. The ‘red peas’ in this case refers to red kidney beans that give red peas soup its signature color. I am sure I will enjoy your recipe. They can be fried or baked and lightly salted. The first time that I had Red Peas Soup was at a friend’s house many years ago, and I was blown away by how flavorful it was. by Lynton on Mon Nov 16, 2015 5:11 pm. Add water and mix to make a stiff dough. i cooked jamaican red kidney bean soup .and it saw delicious.glad i found this recipe.every one enjoyed it. This looks like one I want to try. Have you ever heard of (Portuguese) Fava Beans? Cut them into chunks and add to pot. Voted up and useful. Put your peas to boil on medium high, add smashed garlic and pimento seeds and cover pot. Cover pot and bring to a boil again. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 1 hour, until the meat and beans are tender. Thanks for reading. Add the potatoes, coconut milk, and any other peeled root vegetables or dumplings along with the onion, scallions, thyme and hot pepper. I also like pea soup, but the Green kind. Ingredients: Red Kidney Beans (dried or canned) Ham Hock (or cooking bacon) Garlic Red Chili Pepper Fresh Thyme Spring Onions 3 ozs Plain Flour Potatoes Carrots Salt Black Pepper Coconut Cream 2 tablespoons Cornmeal Directions Put kidney beans, ham hock, garlic, red … It actually has kidney beans, which are called red peas in Jamaica. For me, soup is always a great choice, and can get a bit messy with all the slurping… at least for me. Polly, any cured meat will do or none at all. Genesis, you are a Jamaican at heart! Hi Ann, thanks for stopping by. This I know I can find. See also our Quick Red Pea Soup recipe when you are pressed for time, or just want to make enough for one or two people. Red pea soup video recipe Click on the video to watch Tracy cook some Red Pea Soup or scroll down to see the picture recipe for Red Pea Soup. Meanwhile, make dumplings by combining flour, cornmeal and a small pinch of salt. Carolee is a passionate writer with a love for learning and teaching. RED PEAS SOUP - KIDNEY BEANS SOUP Featuring Jamaican Food / Red Peas Soup. Our green scotch bonnet is used for flavor not heat and we don't break the pepper. Knead with the heels of your hand for 5 minutes, then pinch off a golf-ball-sized piece. I got some rest. Bring to a boil, then turn flames down to medium. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 1 hour, until the meat and beans are tender. Vanity Fair® Extra Absorbent Napkins come in handy for those little spills during mealtime, because even grownups can be a bit messy at times. 1/8 teaspoon ground coriander. When the soup is done you can remove, unless you like spicy stuff. A hearty Island stew! You spice up HubPages! I used to just post the recipe but have learned to do it right. Place flour and salt in a bowl. Red kidney bean soup is hearty and healthy, and in some households, it is made every Saturday. When I make this, I am going to feel like I'm eating something really authentic :) You never know what you're getting in a restaurant, and I don't have any Jamaican friends to point me in the right direction. I love fava beans. 2 c. (500 ml) dried kidney beans. 1lb Pigtail 1lb Beef Stew – > View on Amazon 2 Cups Round Red Peas/ Kidney Beans – > View on Amazon 1 Canned Coconut Milk – > I've never had this kind but i love any kind of beans, so' soups on' Cheers. i like to cook it on saturdays to..its a joy when family thank you for cooking .and say it was delicious..love it.. i tried this recipe cooking jamaican red kidney bean soup ..esp on saturday .it's a good meal for family members..they enjoyed it to the fullest..it brings a joy into your life when they thank you and say it was delicious..i enjoyed it am happy i found this recipe.thank you . The Red Peas Soup has a ton of flavor so these simple dumplings don’t compete with the flavors, but simply complement them. Be sure to use dark kidney beans for this recipe as it has a richer color and flavor. I just finished eating a bowl of red peas soup for lunch!! In Jamaica, we just throw our ingredients together, but yesterday while I made the red kidney bean soup, I decided to take note of all the measurements for the purpose of this recipe. In Jamaica, kidney beans are known as red peas. You will know when the soup is done when it is rich and thick and all the flavors have come together. This Jamaican-style red pea soup is loved by all Jamaicans. Ann Wilmer-Lasky from Roswell, New Mexico on December 05, 2011: Hi, J.S. But you can sub with a firm tuber. I’ve also learned that sometimes you may not enjoy a particular ingredient prepared one way, but may love it when cooked differently. This is definitely the season for soup. Red pea soup recipe Ingredients. Red kidney bean soup is hearty and healthy, and in some households, it is made every Saturday. You must let the soup simmer for another 30 to 45 minutes, stirring constantly. These napkins are great for everyday use and are super absorbent, which makes cleaning up fairly easy. The red peas in Red Peas Soup is actually kidney beans – that’s how it’s referred to in Jamaica. Ingredients 2 Cups dry Red Peas Jamaican Gungo Pea Soup is one of my favourite soups and a close second to my favourite Red Pea Soup. I am not sure what Paulette and Everton are doing. The spinners are dumplings, while red pea is a Jamaican term for the kidney bean. Mom use to add bacon to cook beans. If you look closely, you will see the bubbles from the boiling soup! With it full of juicy dumplings, beef, yam, sweet potato, and hot spices such as scotch bonnet and pimento seeds – it’s sure to get your stomach warm and full! I would love to try it. If you can't get cocoyams you can try dasheens if you can get it. 8 c. (2 L) water Don't worry if the potato gets mashed; that will make the soup thicker and richer. In Jamaica we call them coco, I can't think of another name. Cook a healthy portion of dried kidney beans with fresh herb and cured meat until the meat and beans … Hello Rjsadowski. Add the potatoes, coconut milk, and any other peeled root vegetables or dumplings along with the onion, scallions, thyme and hot pepper. Hi Pamela, you can use smoked chicken or some other cured meat if you like. I tend to make stuff sound cultural...lol. To make the soup, boil pigtails in water to remove the salt then repeat process twice, using fresh water each time. The other name for the cocoyam is 'taro root'. 1/2 pound dried red kidney beans (red peas), 1 pound cured/salted pig's tail (optional—omit for vegetarians), 1 cup flour and 4 tablespoons cornmeal (for making dumplings), 1 teaspoon coarsely ground cumin and 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground coriander seeds (my preference). JS Matthew from Massachusetts, USA on December 04, 2011: I really like how you can weave Jamaican culture into this recipe. It can be made with meat or as a vegetarian dish. What are cocoyams? Thank you Vanity Fair® Napkins for sponsoring this post. In a large pot add beans, pigtails cut into bit sized pieces, carrot, sweet potato, pimento, onion, garlic, scallion, thyme, hot pepper, black pepper and salt and bring to a boil. Thanks for the substitution advice! I grew up in a household where meat wasn’t a big part of our diet so we regularly ate this dish. One of the best parts of the soup, for me, is the spinners or dumplings that can be found throughout the soup. 1/8 teaspoon ground habanero chile powder. Peel your yam, cocoyam, and potatoes. Soups have always been on top of my list when it comes to making a better choice that’s both filling and satisfying. Susan, just ask a Jamaican in Canada to find the ingredients for you. Had to bookmark to try this weekend. There is the exception of those who were not born on the island and so have not adopted the tradition. It's been ages since I've tried red beans :). This soup is one of my favorites. Maybe my son can find them in Toronto for me. Susan Zutautas from Ontario, Canada on December 05, 2011: Soup YUM! Follow along with the Jamaican cooking video lesson to learn how to make this delicious red pea soup. Still a little tired but doing better. In Jamaica, kidney beans are known as red peas. Jun 20, 2013 - This is a recipe for authentic Jamaican red pea soup. Thanks for the tips on the coco/taro. Great hub, thanks so much! Let cook until both pig's tail and peas are cooked. It's like burning an unwelcome letter). Right here! OK, I'm a vegetarian, so I will follow your suggestion to omit the pig's tail. Flora, you can leave out the pigs tail or use any meat of your choice. Harvey was in Ohio, a basketball coach. Pinch off small pieces of … Like most Jamaican soups, Red Pea Soup is more like a stew. Place flour and salt in a bowl. I am sure you will like this one, it's definitely the season for it. Looks like I am going to have to expand my repetoire, this looks delicious. Keep adding water until the dough is formed and firm, but not sticky. pinch, ground allspice. My version is a bit different, but inspired by the original. Carolee Samuda (author) from Jamaica on December 04, 2011: Hi Will, she is going to love this. This vegan version that you will learn how to make is simple and taste just as great as other stew peas. I may have a problem finding a cured pigstail but I'll asked my local butcher. I know you are just going to love it! Try for a pepper that wont make the soup spicy. Use a different kind of yam and smoked or cured meat instead of pigs tail. Hi Livelonger. Is there another name for them that I might recognize? From Massachusetts, USA on December 08, 2011: soup YUM and wash them briefly under running water heatproof. That will give a great flavor learn how to make some authentic Jamaican red pea that... 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