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==Ingredients==
 
==Ingredients==
 
*12 [[Taro Root|taro]] (dasheen or callaloo) leaves  
 
*12 [[Taro Root|taro]] (dasheen or callaloo) leaves  
*1/4 pound [[cookbook:Beef|salted beef]] or [[cookbook:Pork|salted pork]] (optional)
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*1/4 pound [[Beef|salted beef]] or [[Pork|salted pork]] (optional)
 
*8 [[Okra|okra]] (ochroe)
 
*8 [[Okra|okra]] (ochroe)
 
*4 stalks [[chive|chives]]
 
*4 stalks [[chive|chives]]
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*1 tsp finely chopped [[Garlic|garlic]]
 
*1 tsp finely chopped [[Garlic|garlic]]
 
*2 [[Crab|crabs]], cleaned and broken in pieces
 
*2 [[Crab|crabs]], cleaned and broken in pieces
*2 cups [[cookbook:Coconut|coconut milk]]
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*2 cups [[Coconut|coconut milk]]
 
*2 cups hot [[Water|water]]
 
*2 cups hot [[Water|water]]
 
*1 tsp [[Butter|butter]]
 
*1 tsp [[Butter|butter]]
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#Cut okra, chives and thyme into small pieces.
 
#Cut okra, chives and thyme into small pieces.
 
#In a large pot put callaloo leaves, salted meat, okra, chive, thyme, onion, garlic, crab, coconut milk and water.
 
#In a large pot put callaloo leaves, salted meat, okra, chive, thyme, onion, garlic, crab, coconut milk and water.
#Bring to the [[cookbook:boil|boil]]; reduce heat, cover and [[cookbook:simmer|simmer]] for 30 minutes or more until everything is soft and cooked.
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#Bring to the [[boil|boil]]; reduce heat, cover and [[simmer|simmer]] for 30 minutes or more until everything is soft and cooked.
 
#Swizzle or beat with a hand beater.
 
#Swizzle or beat with a hand beater.
 
#Add butter and stir well.
 
#Add butter and stir well.
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==Notes, tips, and variations==
 
==Notes, tips, and variations==
*Use 1/2 pound seasoned [[cookbook:Chicken|chicken feet]] in lieu of salted beef or pork.
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*Use 1/2 pound seasoned [[Chicken|chicken feet]] in lieu of salted beef or pork.
*1 whole [[cookbook:Chili Pepper|hot pepper]] can be added before boiling; remember to remove it when done boiling.
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*1 whole [[Chili Pepper|hot pepper]] can be added before boiling; remember to remove it when done boiling.
  
 
==Warnings==
 
==Warnings==
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Latest revision as of 14:29, 10 May 2012

Alternative:Callaloo
Category: Caribbean recipes
Servings: 8
Energy: 300 Cal
Time: 60 minutes
Difficulty: Medium
| Cuisine | Caribbean cuisines | Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago

Serve as a soup or accompanied with rice and boiled ground provisions.

Ingredients


Procedure

  1. Strip the stalks and midribs from the leaves.
  2. Wash and cut leaves and soft stalks, discard remainder.
  3. Soak and cut salted beef or salted pork into bite-sized pieces.
  4. Cut okra, chives and thyme into small pieces.
  5. In a large pot put callaloo leaves, salted meat, okra, chive, thyme, onion, garlic, crab, coconut milk and water.
  6. Bring to the boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes or more until everything is soft and cooked.
  7. Swizzle or beat with a hand beater.
  8. Add butter and stir well.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • Use 1/2 pound seasoned chicken feet in lieu of salted beef or pork.
  • 1 whole hot pepper can be added before boiling; remember to remove it when done boiling.

Warnings

  • Do not burst the pepper.
  • Remove the hot pepper before mixing.