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Rice and Beans Ghana Style

Waakye Rice and Beans Ghana Style 

Rice and Beans Ghana Style.
 

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. 
 
Prep time: 10 min 
Cook time: 30 min 
Total time: 40 min 
  

Waakye Rice and Beans Ghana Style 

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.


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