Callaloo (Creamy Spinach and Okra)

Recipe by Jazmina
READY IN: 40mins




  • Wash and stem spinach and rip or chop leaves into medium sized pieces. Wash okra de-stem and chop into smaller chunks. Mince up your onion, garlic, hot pepper and sweet pepper.
  • Heat a medium sized pot on med-high add in some oil.
  • When oil is hot add in onion and cook until it starts to become translucent, now add in your garlic and chili, cook until a golden brown.
  • Add in your coconut milk starting with half a can and stir everything together.
  • Add in your spinach, okra and sweet pepper. Turn down heat and mix well letting the spinach welt. Add more coconut milk if needed, you want to keep the coconut milk just below the food line.
  • Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes until the okra and spinach are soft, and mash easily.
  • Remove from heat and blend or mash everything together.
  • Return to heat on low and add salt as needed.
  • Serve on rice with lemon wedges and enjoy!
  • It makes a great side dish or a meal on it's own.