Large calabasa

Calabaza Caribeña

This recipe is deliciously warm, creamy, sweet, and savory—a perfect pairing for steamed rice and grilled shrimp.

Recipe courtesy of La Matriz Bakery. Visit our blog to learn more.

Yield: 6-8 servings

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Calabaza Caribeña Recipe

Preparation Instructions

In a large saucepan, sweat onions, shallots, and garlic in butter or oil.

Once they are translucent, add calabaza and allow it to cook with onions until lightly browned.

Add coconut milk, stock, and spices.

Cover and simmer over low heat for 20-25 minutes until pumpkin is just tender.

Serve over rice, and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Yield: 6-8 servings
Helpful Hints

Make this dish vegan by substituting butter for oil, and using vegetable stock.


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