Colourful medley of cooked callaloo, okra and peppers in a bowl.
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Jamaican callaloo and okra medley

Enjoy this delicious medley of callaloo and okra.

Colourful medley of cooked callaloo, okra and peppers in a bowl.

 

Developed by Rosie Mensah, MPH, RD 

4 servings 
20 minutes (prep: 10 mins / cook: 10 mins)

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Time required

20 minutes

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Carbohydrates

12.5 g/serving

Ingredients

  • 1 can of callaloo
  • Okra, chopped
  • Ginger, a ½ thumb (1.5 tbsp), diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (or the oil of your choice)
  • 1 small tomato, sliced
  • ½ cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoon paprika

 

  • Calories 94.5
  • Carbs 12.5 g
  • Sugar 4.9 g
  • Fibre 5.3 g

Directions

  1. In a saucepan heat oil until shimmering. Add the chopped onion and saute until golden brown, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the okra, carrots and sliced red bell pepper. Saute for 10 minutes.
  3. Add in callaloo and tomato; saute for another 5 minutes.
  4. Enjoy!

Per serving (1 of 4)

  • Calories 94.5
  • Protein 2 g
  • Total fat 4 g
    • Saturated fat 0.6 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates 12.5 g
    • Fibre 5.3 g
    • Sugars 4.9 g
    • Added sugars 0 g
  • Sodium 406 mg
  • Potassium 376 mg

Recipe developed by Rosie Mensah, MPH, Dietitian.

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