Tasty Jamaican Gungo Peas SoupThere is no soup like a real Jamaican Gungo Soup. We all remember the days from our childhood days coming up when mom and dad or grandma and grandpa would cook some rich gungo soup on the weekend and it would be filled with peas. Today we give you a recipe to cook up your own no matter where you are.
Ingredients for Jamaican Gungo SoupServing size: For 6 people
- 2 medium Irish potato
- 1 medium cho-cho
- 6 cups water
- 1/2 cup Coconut Milk
- 2 stalks escallion, crushed
- 2 sprigs thyme
- 4 small pimento berries
- 1 packet Cock Soup Mix
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
- 1 can Gungo Peas
- 1 cup carrots, sliced
Directions for Jamaican Gungo Soup
Peel and dice potatoes and cho-cho, cover with 2 cups water and set aside.
Bring 4 cups water to a boil and add the diced Irish potatoes and cho-cho.
Add Coconut Milk, escallion, thyme, pimento berries, Cock Soup Mix, salt and Black Pepper, and simmer until potatoes and cho-cho are tender.
Drain Gungo Peas and add to the soup mix along with the sliced carrots.
Lower flame and continue to simmer until soup thickens.