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Caribbean potato curry

This delicious healthy vegan Caribbean potato curry is great for week nights  to impress your dinner guests with a taste of the tropics.
Course Main Entree
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 348kcal
Author Charla


  • 1 large sized sweet potato chopped and peeled (or 2 medium)
  • 1 can of kidney beans drained
  • 1 cho cho peeled and chopped, or use 1 zucchini
  • 2 bell peppers chopped
  • 1 can of coconut milk + ⅓ cup of water
  • 2 tablespoon of curry powder see notes for recipe
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 scallion chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of all spice
  • 1 thumb sized ginger minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 5 sprigs of thyme
  • Juice of a lime
  • pink salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoon of coconut oil


  • Start by melting the coconut oil on medium heat then proceed to saute the onion, garlic, scallion along with the cinnamon stick until soft.
  • Then add the curry, ginger and all spice, black pepper and stir until fragrant.
  • Add the bell peppers, thyme and cook until they begin to turn soft and combine with the spices.
  • Add the coconut milk, water, juice of lime, bay leaves  and stir together.
  • Finally add the cho cho, kidney beans and sweet potatoes and give a final stir before transferring the contents to your slow cooker. Push the kidney beans towards the bottom so they don't become to dry from the heat as they slowly cook.
  • Switch the slow cooker, select high and cook for 4 hours with the lid on.
  • Season with pink salt according to taste prior to serving.


To cook on stove top simply leave the vegetables in the skillet once everything has been added. Turn the heat up to a rolling boil before reducing to simmer for 45-50 minutes.


Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 6623IU | Vitamin C: 87mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 5mg