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Caribbean: Spinach and Split Pea Patties

This Spinach and Split Pea Patty recipe is a rift of an Indian Vada and the West Indian Phulourie (split peas fritter). Packed with healthy protein, these hearty patties can work as a meal in themselves. Serve them as a snack or breakfast item.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Overnight soaking of split peas: 12 […]


• 1 tablespoon coconut oil or canola oil

• 1 onion, chopped

• 1/4 cup chopped fresh garlic

• 1/4 cup chopped fresh ginger

• 1 jalapeño pepper (or 1/4 habanero), chopped

• 1 ½ teaspoons ground allspice

• 1 sweet potato (about 1 pound), peeled and chopped

• 2 carrots, peeled and chopped

• […]

Caribbean: Coconut Red Beans & Rice

1½ cups dried red kidney beans 1 clove garlic, minced 4 cups water Salt, to taste ½ fresh coconut 2 cups boiling water Black pepper, to taste 2 green onions, chopped 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves (or ¼ tsp dried) 1 fresh hot pepper 2 cups uncooked rice

Method: Combine beans, garlic, water and salt […]

Caribbean: Danish Style Asparagus Pudding

½ cup flour ½ cup butter 1¼ cups milk 5 eggs, separated ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons sugar Black pepper, to taste 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed, cooked, and cut into bite- sized pieces (or equivalent quantity canned)

Method: Make a white sauce with the flour, butter and milk. Cool, then add egg yolks, stirring […]

Caribbean: Coconut Vegetables

2 tablespoons / 25 mL butter 3 green onions, chopped (about ¾ cup / 175 mL) 1 large onion, chopped (about 1½ cups / 375 mL) 1 tomato, diced (about 1½ cups / 375 mL) ½ pound / 250 g mushrooms, quartered 1 (14-ounce / 398-mL) can coconut milk 3 carrots, thinly sliced diagonally (about […]

Caribbean: Black Beans & Rice

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 small green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped Salt and black pepper, to taste 2 cups cooked black beans 1 cup uncooked rice 2 cups cold water

Method: Heat the oil in a saucepan and add […]

Caribbean: Bean Bundles

2 cans vertical packed green beans ½ lb. bacon Sauce:

3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons tarragon vinegar ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon onion juice


Bean Bundles: Drain beans. Divide into bundles of about 5 beans each. Cut 1 slice of bacon in half; wrap around beans […]

Caribbean: Baked Creamed Zucchini

2 lbs. zucchini ½ tsp. salt 3 Tblsp. butter 2 Tblsp. chopped shallots 2 Tblsp. butter 1 Tblsp. minced shallots 3 Tblsp. flour 1½ cups hot liquid (reserved zucchini juices and milk) 4 Tblsp. grated Swiss cheese

Method: Scrub zucchinis; grate and toss with salt and allow to drain in a colander. Let steep for […]

Caribbean: Two-Chile Green Rice

3/4 cup long-grain rice 1-2 tablespoon olive oil 2 green onions, sliced (white and 2/3 of green) 1-2 Serrano pepper, seeded and minced 1/2 lime, juice of 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 1 3/4 cups water salt


Saute green onions and Serrano peppers 2 minutes in olive oil. […]