Callaloo II

Callaloo II

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Soups
Cuisine: Caribbean, creole
Servings: 8 - 10
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)


  • 1 large bundle dasheen bush
  • 2 packs coconut milk
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 2 sprigs chive chopped
  • 3 pimento peppers chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme chopped
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin chopped
  • 8 large ochroes chopped
  • salt to taste about 1/4 tsp.
  • 1 hot pepper
  • Water about 4 cups
  • 1 tbsp. roucou


  • Cut up the dasheen bush and wash. (Note: Remove the tips of the dasheen bush before cutting it up.)
  • Place the chopped dasheen bush in a large pot; add the pumpkin, seasonings, the ochro, coconut milk powder, roucou and hot pepper.
  • Add the water and put to boil. Boil until the ingredients are tender. Add salt to taste. Stir occasionally to avoid burning.
  • Leave to cool then blend until smooth.


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