Diri Et Pois Coles - Rice With Kidney Beans

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Manami

Another staple of Haitian cooking, this is from islandflave.com. They ususally serve this with any meat or chicken dish. Have tasted this with their "Griots" #148369. Did not include the cooking time for the beans which is approximatley 2 hours.

Top Review by necowsgomoo

liked the bacon flavour.- Yum! Modification- i had no idea what kind of pepper that was so i subbed red and green with a few splashes tobasco- i will be honest, I never measured a thing but it was still nice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place beans in medium-sized pot with 4 cups of water & cook for 2 hours or until tender.
  2. Drain the beans BUT KEEP THE WATER which will be used to cook rice.
  3. In the same pan cook bacon until crisp, if needed add oil.
  4. Add onion, garlic and pepper and saute for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the bacon along with salt & pepper.
  6. Add the water used to cook the beans and bring to a boil.
  7. Add rice and cook for 20-25 minutes.

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