Monday, June 13, 2011

Caribbean Red papaya recipes

Gluten – free Caribbean Red papaya bread


1/3 cup canola oil

2/3 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

1 ¾ cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp xanthan gum

¾ tsp ground ginger

¾ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp salt

½ Caribbean Red papaya

½ cup coconut flakes

½ cup pecans, chopped


· Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9” X 5” loaf pan or 3 mini loaf pans.

· Cream together oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer.

· Puree or mash the Caribbean Red papaya.

· Add next 6 ingredients alternating with papaya.

· Beat until smooth. Stir in coconut and pecan.

· Pour into loaf pan(s).

· Bake 1 hour if using full size loaf pan; 45 minutes if using mini pans.*

Serves: 9 to 12

Prep time: excluding baking time – 30 minutes

Caribbean Red papaya relish


¼ cup Caribbean Red papaya

¼ cup yellow onion

¼ cup red or green bell pepper

¼ cup yellow squash

¼ cup fresh cilantro

1 tbs fresh ginger

2 tbs olive oil

2 tbs lime juice

1 tsp pepper


Finely chop first five ingredients.

Combine with olive oil, lime juice and pepper.

Cover and refrigerate 2 hours before serving.

Serve on top cream cheese for an appetizer.

Makes 3 cups.

Prep time: 30 minutes

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