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Jambo (Dutch Antilles Okra Soup)

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Caribbean island soup made of okra, fish, and salted beef."
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8 h 55 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Soak diced beef in ample cool water overnight to remove the salt. Drain, rinse, and set aside.
  2. Bring 12 cups of water to a boil over high heat. Add salt and pepper to taste, then add okra. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in beef, shrimp, and cod; simmer fro 10 minutes more. Season with chopped basil and lemon juice before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 7.4 6 24.3 96 601 Full nutrition

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Added a large can of stewed tomatoes. Reduced water by 4 cups, and added a regular bag of instant brown rice at the end (last 10 minutes). Really good stuff. Surprised I don’t see more people ...