Pigeon Pea and Calabaza Stew
In Puerto Rico, cooks use fresh pigeon peas, which aren't readily available in the mainland United States. The dried variety can take up to two days of soaking, but you can substitute 1/2 pound of brown lentils, which can be cooked right out of the bag in only 45 minutes.Plus: Soup Recipes and Tips
The stew can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.
Dried pigeon peas are available at Latin markets or by mail order from Earthy Delights; 800-367-4709).