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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Rice and Beans Ghana Style

Waakye Rice and Beans Ghana Style


African recipes by African Gourmet
    
Waakye is a popular easy to make Ghanaian dish of rice and beans and is a meal itself or served as a side with boiled eggs, salad, grilled fish, chicken, goat, pasta or vegetables.

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Ingredients:

2 cups white rice

2 15.5 ounce cans red beans

1 medium onion, chopped

2 teaspoons garlic salt

2 teaspoons shito (pepper) sauce or 1 chopped hot pepper

½ teaspoon baking soda or 2 dry sorghum leaves

4 cups water

Directions:

In a large pot add all ingredients and simmer until rice is cooked about 30 minutes. Serve with boiled eggs, grilled fish, chicken, goat or vegetables.


Waakye is a popular easy to make Ghanaian dish of rice and beans.










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