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{{recipesummary| Caribbean recipes |8|60 minutes|3||300 Cal}}
 
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{{recipe}} | [[Cuisine|Cuisine]] | [[Caribbean cuisines|Caribbean cuisines]] | [[Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago|Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago]]
  
 
Serve as a soup or accompanied with rice and boiled ground provisions.
 
Serve as a soup or accompanied with rice and boiled ground provisions.
  
 
==Ingredients==
 
==Ingredients==
*12 [[Cookbook:Taro Root|taro]] (dasheen or callaloo) leaves  
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*12 [[Taro Root|taro]] (dasheen or callaloo) leaves  
 
*1/4 pound [[cookbook:Beef|salted beef]] or [[cookbook:Pork|salted pork]] (optional)
 
*1/4 pound [[cookbook:Beef|salted beef]] or [[cookbook:Pork|salted pork]] (optional)
*8 [[Cookbook:Okra|okra]] (ochroe)
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*8 [[Okra|okra]] (ochroe)
*4 stalks [[Cookbook:chive|chives]]
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*4 stalks [[chive|chives]]
*2 sprigs [[Cookbook:Thyme|thyme]]
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*2 sprigs [[Thyme|thyme]]
*1/2 cup chopped [[Cookbook:Onion|onion]]
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*1/2 cup chopped [[Onion|onion]]
*1 tsp finely chopped [[Cookbook:Garlic|garlic]]
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*1 tsp finely chopped [[Garlic|garlic]]
*2 [[Cookbook:Crab|crabs]], cleaned and broken in pieces
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*2 [[Crab|crabs]], cleaned and broken in pieces
 
*2 cups [[cookbook:Coconut|coconut milk]]
 
*2 cups [[cookbook:Coconut|coconut milk]]
*2 cups hot [[Cookbook:Water|water]]
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*2 cups hot [[Water|water]]
*1 tsp [[Cookbook:Butter|butter]]
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*1 tsp [[Butter|butter]]
 
*1 hot pepper to flavour
 
*1 hot pepper to flavour
  

Revision as of 18:34, 5 April 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.