Breadfruit Porridge

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Caribbean Vegan: Plant-Based, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Authentic Island Cuisine for Every Occasion

By Taymer Mason

Published 2021

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Breadfruit is high in carbs and vitamin C, has a mellow flavor, and makes an excellent holding porridge—that is, a porridge that can keep you full until lunch or even beyond. Any food with a high vitamin and mineral content is considered a superfood, and breadfruit fits the description.


  • 1 cup (225 g) peeled raw breadfruit, diced
  • cups (360


  1. Boil the breadfruit in a medium saucepan about 17 minutes, until fork tender, then drain off the water.
  2. Add the coconut milk, bay leaf, star anise, and cassia to the pan. Cook uncovered over medium heat, stirring periodically, until heated through, about 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from the stove and discard the bay leaf, star anise, and cassia. Let the b