1 medium onion

3 cups of rice

1 15 oz. can of beans (lima or kidney)




2 bay leaves

fresh parsley

4 tablespoons of oil


Cut up onions in a 2 qt. pan and simmer until golden brown in oil (of choice). Add 6 cups of water to onions and season (to taste) with salt, pepper, paprika, bay leaves and parsley. Bring to a boil and add 3 cups of rice. Lower heat, add beans (of choice), cover pan and simmer for 25 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is cooked. Turn off stove and let stand.

Serve with chicken, linguica or other meats.


country : Cape Verde

course : staple dish


source : internet <http://www.newbedford.k12.ma.us/jag.htm>


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