Topi Tambo Souse

If you are vegan or vegetarian and miss a good souse, this topi tambo souse might just hit the spot.

Topi Tambo Souse

Course: Vegetarian

Cuisine: Caribbean


  • 1 lb topi tambo
  • 2 tsp salt to boil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cucumber peeled
  • 1 medium onion sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup chopped chadon beni
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp salt “to season”
  • 2 tsp pepper sauce
  • water


  • Wash and place the topi tambo in boiling salted water.
  • Boil for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Peel the topi tambo and set aside.
  • Thinly slice the cucumbers, onions, garlic and add the chadon beni. Place in a deep bowl,
  • Add the peeled topi tambo to the chopped ingredients.
  • Add the pepper sauce.
  • Add the lime juice, salt and a little water. Soak for at least 3 hours then serve

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