Callaloo II
 
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Recipe type: Soups
Cuisine: Creole, Caribbean
Serves: 8 - 10
Ingredients
  • 1 large bundle dasheen bush
  • 2 packs coconut milk
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 2 sprigs chive, chopped
  • 3 pimento peppers, chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme, chopped
  • ½ cup pumpkin, chopped
  • 8 large ochroes, chopped
  • salt to taste (about ¼ tsp.)
  • 1 hot pepper
  • Water ( about 4 cups)
  • 1 tbsp. roucou
Instructions
  1. Cut up the dasheen bush and wash. (Note: Remove the tips of the dasheen bush before cutting it up.)
  2. Place the chopped dasheen bush in a large pot; add the pumpkin, seasonings, the ochro, coconut milk powder, roucou and hot pepper.
  3. Add the water and put to boil. Boil until the ingredients are tender. Add salt to taste. Stir occasionally to avoid burning.
  4. Leave to cool then blend until smooth.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at https://www.simplytrinicooking.org/callaloo-ii/