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Jamaican Callaloo

Jamaican Callaloo RECIPE

Perfect healthy side dish for a tropical breakfast, lunch or dinner.

How To Make Jamaican Callaloo

It is also added to soups, and used as a filling for a savory pastry called patty like my Jamaican Lentil Patties and even made into a drink.



โ€“ 90 kilocalories โ€“ 6.9 milligrams of iron โ€“ 1074 milligrams of potassium โ€“ 602 milligrams of calcium โ€“ 13 grams of fiber โ€“ 484 milligrams of sodium โ€“ 86 milligrams of vitamin C โ€“ 7.2 grams of protein

Scotch bonnet pepper is also a key ingredient in Jamaican cuisine, its similar to habanero pepper, which may be substituted.


Step 1

To prepare callaloo, first remove dead leaves, debris, and any hard stalks.

Step 2

like to fill a large pot of cold water and add salt to it and submerge the callaloo in the pot for about 10 minutes, the salt will help to remove debris.

Step 3

Discard the water and rinse the callaloo. Strip the outer thin layer of the callaloo stems

Step 4

Saute, onion, garlic, spring onion, thyme, tomatoes in oil. Add chopped callaloo, salt, and Scotch bonnet pepper, cover, and allow to steam.

Step 5

Add maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt and mix well.

Add maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt and mix well.

Now, take the saucepan off the heat and divide it into two parts. Add one part to a high-speed blender and blend for a few seconds.

You can also use a hand blender. Now pour this blended porridge back into the saucepan along with the unblended porridge and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

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