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Cabbage Egusi Soup Recipe

Cabbage Egusi Soup is easy and healthier stew made with cabbage and and meat of choice.

Enjoy it as main meal or add it to your Rice. It is an African  soup enjoyed in Nigeria and other West African Countries.


Ingredients for Cabbage Egusi Soup Recipe

1/2 pound diced beef or chicken

1/4 cup oil

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1 medium chopped onion

3 medium chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup ground egusi

3 teaspoons ground dried shrimp

2 cups shredded cabbage

egushi stew ingredients


Boil beef or chicken with 2 1/2 cups water,seasoned with salt, garlic, smoked paprika,  pepper, and onions in a saucepan until tender. Remove the beef and set aside stock.

Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Fry cooked beef or chicken for about  4 mins then set aside.

Add the onions and garlic. Stir in onion and garlic mixture until  about 2-3 minutes. Then add the beef and dried shrimp

Stir in tomatoes. Add 1-2 cups of beef/ chicken stock. Bring to a boil and simmer for another 5 minutes

Add ground egusi and cook on medium-heat for about 6 minutes or more. Add stock to desired consistency.

Stir in cabbage, let it simmer for about 2 minutes or more minutes. Adjust seasonings

Serve warm with plantains, eba and yams.

Agatha Nyame
Agatha Nyame is a food lover, a musician and a nurse. She is the Chief Content Editor of My Recipe Joint. She spends most of her time recording music and sharing recipes to the everyday Ghanaian. Agatha is currently a practicing Nurse in Ghana. Get in touch via Telephone: +233 (0) 542 336 819


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