Jamaican Red Pea Soup

You will need the following ingredients to prepare enough red pea soup for 4 people:-

  • 3 cups of kidney beans, soaked overnight in water or 2 tins of canned beans
  • 1 1/2 litres of water
  • 2 regular onions
  • 2 scallion (spring onions may be used as a substitute)
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 teaspoons of dried thyme
  • 1 hot pepper (ideally scotch bonnet)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (ground)
  • 1/2 lb potatoes
  • 1/2 lb yam
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • Flour, water and a pinch of salt to make dough for spinners

Optional ingredients
Pork bones
Chicken back

See Directions for Preparation With Illustrations

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