Rating: 4 stars 3.9
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

A taste of the Caribbean. The main ingredients are callaloo leaves, or spinach, and okra. Both were originally brought from Africa in the seventeenth century. Serve piping hot with slices of avocado pear and hot bread.

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Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Remove the thick stems of the callaloo leaves, chop roughly, and put into a large saucepan. Add the chicken stock, onion, beef, black pepper, shallots, thyme, chili pepper, and crab meat. Cover, and simmer until meat is tender, about 35 minutes.

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  • Add the okra, and cook for 8 minutes.

  • Remove the chili pepper. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor. Reheat, and adjust seasonings.

Nutrition Facts

120 calories; protein 13.6g; carbohydrates 8.6g; fat 3.9g; cholesterol 49.9mg; sodium 332.6mg. Full Nutrition
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