Size:Pack of 1 Green Pigeon Peas ( Gandules Verdes ) 15 Oz ( 425 g) canned in Puerto Rico, arroz con gandules is made with rice and pigeon peas and is a traditional dish. A dish made of rice and green pigeon peas (called moro de guandules) is a traditional food in the Dominican Republic. Pigeon peas are also made as a stew, with plantain balls. In the AtlÌÁntico department of Colombia the "sopa de guand̼" con carne salada or simply "gandules" is made with pigeon peas. Pigeon peas contain high levels of protein and the important amino acids methionine, lysine, and tryptophan.