Rice and Peas
Wash beans and soak overnight in water.
Remove coconut from husk and finely grate. Add water and squeeze through a strainer. Set aside the coconut and coconut milk.
In a stock pot, add oil and heat. Add beans, garlic and onion. When beans are cooked, add the coconut milk, scallion, thyme, salt, pepper and bring to a boil.
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Recipe courtesy Beverly Watson-Horsted