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We’re heading to the Caribbean to sample some authentic Vegetarian Caribbean Recipes! This fun collection of Caribbean dishes is also gluten-free to boot!
I’ve spent some time in countries bordering the Caribbean Sea and one thing is for certain—the local cuisines are always such a diverse fusion of a variety of influences and they are always packed with FLAVOR! Big flavor. So, needless to say, I was super excited to finally gather some Caribbean dishes here! I hope you enjoy. XO.
The Caribbean encompasses a large variety of countries and cultures, with influences from all over the world. Caribbean Cuisine is a fusion of cuisines from the following countries:
Trinidad & Tobago
British Virgin Islands
As you can see, Caribbean Cuisine is as diverse as it is delicious!
Gallo Pinto is a rice and beans dish with its origins in Central America. This take is inspired by my time living in Costa Rica and how I most frequently experienced this dish. It is so tasty and filling that I love to introduce it to others who may not have experienced it yet! You can also find this recipe in my book, The Vegetarian Family Cookbook.
This super easy Tomato Choka recipe is a vegan aromatic Trinidadian breakfast dish consisting of garlic, onion, pepper combined with roasted tomato served with sada roti. A great way to use up some leftover tomatoes along with some accessible ingredients.
Jamaican Callaloo is a popular local staple green leafy vegetable, cooked with onion, garlic, tomatoes, thyme and Scotch bonnet pepper. Perfect healthy side dish for a tropical breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Habichuela con Dulce – Caribbean Red Bean Pudding | Global Kitchen Travels
Habichuela con Dulce – Caribbean Red Bean Pudding is a delicious holiday dessert from the Dominican Republic. Filled with warm winter spices like clove and cinnamon, this rich spiced pudding is a protein packed dessert. Translated literally, habichuela con dulce is “beans with sweet” or Sweet Beans.…
Caribbean Root Vegetable RoastLearn all about ground provision and how to make a simple side dish to accompany any Caribbean meal! There are more similarities in the cuisines of the Dutch, English and French speaking Caribbean than with the Spanish speaking Caribbean. Therefore, this type of recipe …
Hi! I'm Kristen -- a mama, photographer, recipe developer and author of The Vegetarian Family Cookbook. I enjoy sharing both wildly creative and ridiculously practical vegetarian recipes that are approachable for all. Everything you see here is infused with a bit of nature, magic and good health. XO.