Rapini migas

This Portuguese speciality is a complete dish, high in fibre, proteins, minerals and trace elements. With no added fat, this recipe will form the basis of a healthy meal, along with a dairy product, for calcium, and fresh fruit or green salad.

Ingredients (serves 4):

  • 300 g black-eyed peas
  • 1 bunch rapini
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 eggs, hard-boiled
  • 1 loaf stale cornbread, to be crumbled over the hot salad
  • Olive oil
  • Salt, pepper

Instructions:

  • Cook the peas in unsalted water (otherwise they will not cook). Wash the rapini and cut it into small chunks.
  • When the peas are nearly cooked, add the salt, then the rapini.
  • Hard-boil the eggs and cook the potatoes in salted water.
  • When all the ingredients are cooked, drain, peel and cut into pieces in a salad bowl.
  • Peel and finely chop the shallot and garlic, and add.
  • Crumble the cornbread over the top and serve with a bottle of olive oil so that each person can prepare the salad to his/her own taste.

Soak the peas overnight: they will cook faster and without crumbling.

Linked articles

Recipes

Rice with rapini

Even the most vegetable-averse can be won over when offered cooked vegetables mixed with rice. Seaso...

Read more
Foundation News

How has nutrition changed over time?

Diets have changed from the dawn of humans to the present day. We now have different priorities and ...

Read more
Recipes

Red bean brownie

An original recipe inspired by Japanese people who use red beans for their pastries. Softness and nu...

Read more