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Thursday, March 26, 2009

South African vegetarian corn soup

South African vegetarian corn soup
Love and African Food

Sweet corn is delicious on its own, but classic South African corn or mealie is also a delicious way to serve corn.

Mealie means corn; this South African soup is easy and filling. Mealie soup is inexpensive to make but very filling, add a piece of sourdough bread or cornbread and you will have an inexpensive wonderful dinner in no time.


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30-minute Mealie African Corn Soup

30-minute Mealie African Corn Soup
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In this South African vegetarian corn soup recipe, sweet corn is balanced with the spicy flavor of red pepper. 


 Prep time: Cook time: Total time:
Ingredients
One 15 ounce can whole kernel corn
One 15 ounce can cream corn
1 can evaporated milk
3 cups chicken stock
One 14 ounce can tomatoes
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 teaspoon red pepper flake (optional)
1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:
In a large pot on medium heat, add oil then sauté onions one minute. Drain the can of whole kernel corn then add all ingredients into a large saucepan. Heat soup on medium for about 10 minutes and serve warm with the bread of your choice. 
30-minute Mealie African Corn Soup

Did you know?
Smothered Chicken or Inyama Yenkukhu is another classic South African dish and was one of Nelson Mandela’s favorite chicken dishes.

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