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
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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
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
bay leaf
1 small
zucchini, sliced 1/4 in.
15 oz. can garbanzos beans, rinsed and drained
2 oz
uncooked macaroni, elbow or ditalini

How to Make African Vegetable Soup


  • 1In 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).
  • 2Add 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.
  • 3Stir 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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