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steamed cabbage and carrot

This is a popular breakfast dish in Jamaica. It goes well with fried dumplings or bread and black mint tea. However, this can be eaten with steamed rice for dinner, an excellent idea for a meatless meal.


2 cabbage
1 carrot
1 tsp. black pepper
Salt to taste
1 small onion (sliced)
1/2 scotch bonnet pepper (seeds removed)
1 small sweet pepper
1 small tomato
1 tablespoon olive oil (use your choice)
1 peg garlic (crushed)
Small amount water (optional)



Wash cabbage and carrot in salt water (to remove worm eggs if any) Slice cabbage  leaves into pieces. scrape carrot, then shred it. Mix carrot and cabbage together. Season with all the condiments. Toss then leave to marinate for five minutes.


In a sauce pan, add olive oil to heat on low heat,  add cabbage stir and cover pot. Allow cabbage to generate its own water. Stir and cover. Steam cabbage to suit your taste, some people like the crunchy taste while some like it saggy. Adding water is optional, but you can add just a small amount of water. Remove from heat and serve warm.

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Steamed callaloo. However, you can also add Bok Choy to it, steamed both together, You can use collard greens as a substitution for callaloo


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