Bananas with green split peas

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Dried green split peas
4 eaches Ripe bananas
½ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Palm oil
1 small Onion, thinly sliced

Cook peas in enough water to cover until tender, about 1½ hours.

Peel bananas & lay them whole on top of the peas without mixing. Cook for 10 minutes. Add water if necessary to prevent sticking.

Meanwhile, heat the oil & brown the onions. With a slotted spoon, remove the bananas & peas & add to the onions. Sprinkle in the salt & cook over medium heat, stirring gently but constantly, until the oil has been abosrbed. Serve hot.

"The Africa News Cookbook"

Submitted By MARK SATTERLY On 12-07-94

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