Jamaican Style Red Peas Soup Recipe

by Wellesley

Jamaican Red Peas Soup

Jamaican Red Peas Soup

You haven't had red peas soup until you've had it Jamaican style!

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Anyway, here is it... Simple and easy!
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  • 1 pt red peas or red kidney beans
  • 2 lbs soup beef (cut in bit sizes)
  • 1 lb flour
  • 2 oz escallion & thyme
  • A dash of pimento seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 8 oz carrots (diced)
  • 8 oz Irish potatoes (diced)
  • 3 oz soup seasoning powder
  • 1 green pepper (whole)


  • Cook peas, meat and pimento in adequate water until tender. That might be about one to one and half hours.
  • Add small dumplings made from flour.
  • Add escallion, thyme, soup seasoning, whole pepper
  • Stir and cover pot on medium flames for another 20 minutes or so.
  • Add diced carrots, diced irish potatoes and coconut milk.
  • Add salt and stir.
  • Cover and simmer for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Serve

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Dec 11, 2015
awesome recipe video NEW
by: Anonymous

Very good recipe, I also found this link to youtube on how to make peas soup!

Aug 12, 2015
Adding more Flavor
by: SheronP

You can also add sweet potato and/or yellow or white yam to give this soup even more 'body'!

Aug 12, 2015
Real Jamaican Style Red eas Soup

Pumpkin is a plus when included with the other vegetables and also pig's tail to "tun up the taste".

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