Callaloo (Trinidad)

Callaloo (Trinidad)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 85.5
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.9 mg
  • Sodium: 1,315.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 4.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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This can be served either as a side dish or an entree This can be served either as a side dish or an entree
Number of Servings: 8


    1 Bundle Dasheen bush or Taro leaves
    3-4 okras
    1 cup Caribbean pumpkin cubed
    1 Scotch bonnet pepper
    4 chives
    1 onion
    1 cup coconut milk


1. Strip the stalks and midrib from the dasheen leaves (if using) and wash well
2. Wash and cut up the ochroes and seasonings
3. Put all the ingredients, except the butter, into a pot with the boiling water and simmer until everything is soft (keep the hot pepper near the surface)
4. Remove the pepper and blend the ingredients into a puree
5. Add the butter

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TRINIGIRLBLUE.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    I use skimmed milk to reduce the fat in this recipe and no butter instead I add in chicken parts ( wing, leg) to give a little more flavour. - 6/11/13

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    Very nice ! Thanks - 5/9/09

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    Good recipie but more okras are needed - 5/2/09