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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 311.6
  • Total Fat: 29.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.8 mg
  • Sodium: 114.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 6.6 g

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Callalo Soup (Trinidad & Tobabo - Grenadines)

Submitted by: LORENTZA

Introduction

This remarkable, bright green soup is often called "the national dish of T&T." It features callaloo (taro leaves or dasheen), but spinach is an excellent substitute. This remarkable, bright green soup is often called "the national dish of T&T." It features callaloo (taro leaves or dasheen), but spinach is an excellent substitute.
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    3 bundles callaloo or 3 bunches fresh spinach, washed, tough ribs removed, coarsely chopped
    4 cups coconut milk
    2 cups milk
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 medium onions, chopped
    1 bunch scallions, chopped
    ¼ pound pumpkin or Hubbard squash, peeled and coarsely chopped
    ¼ pound butter or margarine
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a stockpot or soup pot, combine all the ingredients and boil for 4 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer for 40 minutes. If too thick, add more coconut milk. Remove from the heat, cool, and puree in a blender in small batches. Reheat the soup and serve.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LORENTZA.






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