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Commonly served vegan

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Rice and red beans cooked in coconut milk and local spices

Rice and Beans

Fire roasted breadfruit

Roasted Breadfruit

Sliced deep fried plantain

Fried Plantain

Boiled or roasted corn

Roasted Corn

Flatbread made from grated cassava leaves cooked in coconut milk

Bammy

Crushed blended cauliflower florets cooked in coconut milk

Cauliflower Rice

Shredded cabbage, carrots, peppers onions , thyme, chili and spices. Coconut milk can be added

Jamaican Cabbage

Okra dish made with tomatoes, green onions and chili pepper

Sautéed Okra

Soy veggie chunks marinated with local spices, commonly served with rice, carrots and potatoes

Veggie Chunks

Diced eggplant cooked with tomatoes, ginger and curry sauce

Curried Eggplant

Overnight marinated spicy tofu, served with seasonal vegetables and rice

Jerked Tofu

Dishes that can be Veganized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

Carrots, onion, ginger, coriander seeds and other spices, garnished with milk or yogurt. To veganize: ask for no milk or yogurt

Curried Carrot Soup

A thick stew made of red beans, dumplings and meat. To veganize: ask for no meat

Stew Peas

Kale salad containing plantain, tomato, chili, meat and local spices. To veganize: ask for no meat or fish to be added

Callaloo

Baked dough pockets filled with vegetables. To veganize: ask for no dairy or eggs

Jamaican Veg Patty

Dish made from ackee apple and saltfish. To veganize: Make sure no fish or meat is used.

Ackee and Saltfish

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Sweet pudding made with milk

Sweet Potato Pudding

Oat porridge often made with milk

Porridge

Fried dumplings that are usually made with dairy products

Festival

Usually contains butter and meat

Pumpkin Soup

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