Cooking Green Goodness: Callaloo-Stuffed Tortillas with Roasted Sweet Pepper and a Spicy Butter Bean Spread

This throwback Thursday recipe celebrates World Vegetarian Day, which is fast approaching. On October 1st, join in on the celebration and give meatless fares a try with tasty, nutritious dish like this one. It’s food to make you feel good! Scroll down to check out the full post.

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October 1st was the day to celebrate vegetarianism worldwide and give meatless fares a try: World Vegetarian Day. If you’ve been following my blog, you’ll know that I love greens. You might also know that I love Callaloo. It’s the first green vegetable I cooked at a young age (see About). Cooking this tasty, nutritious callaloo dish was my green choice to cook and enjoy while joining in on a worthwhile celebration.  This is food that will make you feel good!

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Callaloo

Callaloo is a popular dish served in different variants across the Caribbean. On Sunday mornings in Jamaica, a very vocal gentleman used to visit our neighbourhood with a bucket of callaloo, bok choy, okra and lettuce on his head. He would walk the neighbourhood yelling “callaloo, bok choy (only he pronounced it pop chow), okra and lettuce! callalohoooooo!” In that same order, he shouted those same words…

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6 thoughts on “Cooking Green Goodness: Callaloo-Stuffed Tortillas with Roasted Sweet Pepper and a Spicy Butter Bean Spread

    • Hi guys! Callaloo as a side with fried fish…you know it…YUM!!!! You are correct, callaloo is amaranth. I like to cook garlic and lots of chopped green onion in a drizzle of good tasting olive oil, then add the callaloo. I see we have similar cooking styles. Love it!
      xoxo

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