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Day 238 of 365 Things to Do, See & Eat in Jamaica – Try Jamaica’s Tasty Alternative to Spinach

Callaloo
Written by Staff Writer

Callaloo is a leafy green that is found in the Caribbean and used similarly to the way spinach is used in the U.S. Callaloo can be stuffed into a Jamaican patty, presented in steamed form as a side dish, or juiced into a healthy beverage. One of the very best ways to enjoy callaloo is in a big bowl of traditional pepper pot soup. The green is so versatile that it ends up in many dishes, so you’re likely to try it without having to ask for it!

About 365 Things to Do, See and Eat in Jamaica
Jamaica has so many unique foods, places and events to offer. These things are often missed by visitors to Jamaica and even locals. Our goal is to have you try new things and see what Jamaica has to fully offer with something to do 365 days of the year. Please note that these are all our opinions and we are always open to suggestions.

Photo Source: Hiromi Uehara

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