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Jamaican Callaloo Recipe

This takes the humble callaloo or amaranth greens and turns it into a scumptious, nuttruionally dense side dish or vegan main.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes


  • A bunch of callaloo thinly sliced
  • Half a brown onion thinly sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic diced
  • Freshly ground black pepper lots
  • Heavy pinch of salt
  • Two tablespoons cold pressed coconut oil
  • Pinch of Ajinomoto MSG


  1. Place all ingredients into a pot and turn on medium heat.

  2. Stir to distribute ingredients and coat all the leaves.

  3. Add 1-2 tablespoons water and continue stirring. In about 15 minute taste for tenderness and once tender, remove from heat.