Moosewood Callaloo Greens Stew

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Adapted from a cooking class given by Moosewood Collective members. This recipe is from "Moosewood Restaurant Low-Fat Favorites Cookbook". Kale, turnip greens, or spinach may be substituted if callaloo is unavailable.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In soup pot, saute onions for a minute or two.
  2. Add garlic and continue sauteeing for another 2 or 3 minutes, until softened.
  3. Add seasonings and saute another minute, stirring to prevent spices from sticking and scorching.
  4. Stir in water or stock and add sweet potatoes or squash.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 minutes.
  6. If you are using callaloo, turnip greens or kale (but not spinach), stir it in at this time.
  7. Add okra and simmer another 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in tomatoes, lime juice, salt and spinach, if you are using it.
  9. Cook for another 3 or 4 minutes until all vegetables are tender.
  10. Add more salt or lime juice to taste.
  11. Serve while hot.


Most Helpful

Made this with minor variation. I left out the greens because I did not have any and added black eyed peas and a bit of cayenne. I cooked it in the crock pot. Both husband and I thought it was delicious.

kitkat 2 August 23, 2010

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