African Vegetable Soup

African Vegetable Soup Recipe

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Goldie Barnhart


I found this recipe in the reception room at the doctors office. I scribbled it down went home and made it. I was surprised it was really good and different. Just thought it was really healthy also.


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15 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2 medium
    onion, diced med. size
  • 1 to 2
    stalks celery, diced
  • 1 medium
    sweet potato, cubed 1/2 in size
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 c
  • 1
    28 oz. can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
    salt or to taste
  • ·
    pepper, fresh ground to taste
  • 1 tsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    red pepper
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 small
    zucchini, sliced 1/4 in.
  • 1
    15 oz. can garbanzos beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 oz
    uncooked macaroni, elbow or ditalini

How to Make African Vegetable Soup


  1. In 4 qt. saucepan heat oil, add onions, celery and sweet potato. Cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender (3-5) minutes).
  2. Add all remaining ingredients (EXCEPT) zucchini, Garbanzos beans and macaroni. Cook over high heat until mixture comes to a full boil (6 to 8 min.). Reduce heat to low. Cover and continue cooking for 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in zucchini,Garbanzos beans and macaroni. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until macaroni is done and zucchini is tender (8 to 10 minutes).

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About African Vegetable Soup

Course/Dish: Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: African
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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