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Fresh Pigeon Pea

The fresh pigeon pea has a grassy-vegetal flavor and can be used in soup, stew, salad or vegetable dishes. The pigeon pea is one of many types of fresh peas and the best substitutes are Edamame, English Pea, and Fresh Garbanzo Bean.

Alternative Names

Fresh Congo Bean, Fresh Gandule, Fresh Goongoo Bean, Fresh No-Eyed Pea

Category

Fresh Legume

Origin

Africa

Flavor

Grassy, Vegetal

Texture

Firm, Tender

Prep Methods

Mash/Purée, Shuck

Cooking Method

As Is, Blanch, Sauté

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