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Do You Callou?

Posted on November 18, 2010 by Samantha Gendler, Senior Editor

Thanks to Gia’s Irie Kitchen for sharing this recipe for callou, a Caribbean/African dish.



  • 1 pound callou (also known as “callaloo”, a green leafy vegetable; this can be found in markets that sell West Indian foods)
  • 8 oz vegetable broth
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1 half scotch bonnet chopped
  • 1T smoked soy chips
  • olive oil
  • 1 tsp lime juice

Directions: Sauté onions, peppers, soy chips, garlic and scotch bonnet in olive oil, fold in callou and tomato add veggie broth and simmer till callou is tender.

Click here to purchase a copy of Gia’s Irie Kitchen for more Caribbean and African vegetarian recipes.

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