RECIPE STORY

Jollof Rice

by

We cooked long-grain rice in a spicy sauce of tomatoes and red peppers and then topped it with okra and black-eyed peas.

Easy and healthy, this African one-pot dish is a balanced vegan meal that packs fibres and proteins.

Health

Time

35m

Cost

Nutrients

456 kcal

Carbs 79 grams

Sugars 10 grams

Total Fats 8 grams

Saturates 1 grams

Fibers 9 grams

Proteins 16 grams

Nutrients Data

The nutrients information on this page refers to a 2000 Kcal daily intake diet.

Each nutrient has a progress bar. A full progress bar represents the total allowance for the nutrient, based on a 500 Kcal meal.

Chart Legend

Carbs, Sugars, Total Fats, Saturates
Less than 50% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Between 50% and 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
More than 95% of maximum recommended intake for a meal
Fibers, Proteins
More than 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Between 25% and 50% of recommended intake for a meal
Less than 25% of recommended intake for a meal
By visiting the full recipe page, you can get a more in depth breakdown of the nutrients for this recipe. If you prefer reading the recipe in this format instead, a link to the full recipe page will be provided at the end!

Good for Diets

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Alcohol-Free
  • Pescatarian

Contains Allergens

  • Mustard

Servings

4

Did you know?

Cooking tomatoes can boost their beneficial properties.

A boost of antioxidants

Research shows how the antioxidants found in tomatoes are more easily absorbed in our body when the tomatoes are cooked rather than eaten raw.

So add tomato sauce to pasta, curry, and stews for a boost of nutrients.

Tap below to discover our best recipes with tomatoes!

Step 1

In a food processor, blitz the tomatoes with one pepper, onion, garlic, and scotch bonnet chilli.

Ingredients List

Canned Chopped Tomatoes400g
Red Peppers2
Red Onions1
Garlic Cloves2
Scotch Bonnet Chillies1
Rapeseed Oil2tbsp
Curry Powder1tbsp
Smoked Paprika1tsp
Grated Ginger Root1tsp
Dried Thyme1tsp
Parboiled Long-Grain Brown Rice260g
Bay Leaves4
Canned Black-Eyed Peas480g
Okra90g
Step 2

Heat the oil in a skillet and add the tomato paste. Then, tip the curry, paprika, thyme, and ginger and cook for 5 minutes.

Ingredients List

Canned Chopped Tomatoes400g
Red Peppers2
Red Onions1
Garlic Cloves2
Scotch Bonnet Chillies1
Rapeseed Oil2tbsp
Curry Powder1tbsp
Smoked Paprika1tsp
Grated Ginger Root1tsp
Dried Thyme1tsp
Parboiled Long-Grain Brown Rice260g
Bay Leaves4
Canned Black-Eyed Peas480g
Okra90g
Step 3

Now, rinse the rice and add it to the tomato sauce along with bay leaves. Cover with water, bring to a boil, and simmer for 15 minutes.

Ingredients List

Canned Chopped Tomatoes400g
Red Peppers2
Red Onions1
Garlic Cloves2
Scotch Bonnet Chillies1
Rapeseed Oil2tbsp
Curry Powder1tbsp
Smoked Paprika1tsp
Grated Ginger Root1tsp
Dried Thyme1tsp
Parboiled Long-Grain Brown Rice260g
Bay Leaves4
Canned Black-Eyed Peas480g
Okra90g
Step 4

Finally, stir in the peas, sliced okra, and one diced pepper, and cook for 10 minutes or until the sauce has reduced. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Ingredients List

Canned Chopped Tomatoes400g
Red Peppers2
Red Onions1
Garlic Cloves2
Scotch Bonnet Chillies1
Rapeseed Oil2tbsp
Curry Powder1tbsp
Smoked Paprika1tsp
Grated Ginger Root1tsp
Dried Thyme1tsp
Parboiled Long-Grain Brown Rice260g
Bay Leaves4
Canned Black-Eyed Peas480g
Okra90g

MEAL PLAN

Get It!