Callaloo is a scrumptious inexperienced that is generally known as Jamaican spinach. Its true title is slender amaranth (the leaves of the amaranth plant) and might even be discovered rising wild in the USA. Like spinach, sautéed callaloo is a flexible dish. Most frequently blended with rehydrated salted cod fish and eaten for breakfast with boiled inexperienced bananas, boiled yams, dumplings, and naturally, fried plantains, callaloo will be blended with rice to make a scrumptious aspect dish. Or serve callaloo with jerk hen.
A easy inexperienced full of potassium, vitamin A, and plenty of different vitamins, callaloo is a superb choice for any wholesome meal. Bell peppers and different greens may also be sautéed with the callaloo for an additional dimension of taste.
This recipe requires recent callaloo, however canned callaloo is commonly utilized in Jamaican households and will be present in most Caribbean specialty shops, Latin supermarkets, and even Walmart. (Barring that, recent spinach or Swiss chard are worthy substitutes.) When you’re fortunate sufficient to get recent callaloo, then all it’s a must to do is discard the robust stems, peel the tender ones, and chop the peeled stems and leaves.
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