There are many recipes with Callaloo, some include milk, crab meat, peppers, or onions and garlic. When cooked, its color is dark green and it is served as accompaniment to a main dish. One of its uses in the kitchen is for making Callaloo soup, which is usually served with slices of avocado and warm bread.
The Callaloo is a tropical perennial plant used as a vegetable (like spinach). The fruit of the Callaloo is called a corm. There is a well-known dish in the Caribbean bearing the same name, because among its ingredients are the leaves of the tropical plant.
Originally from the Caribbean Coast.
34 calories per 100 grams. The plant is high in antioxidants that help strengthen and repair the immune system. In turn it helps prevent cardiovascular disease and some cancers.