African soups, stews & chilis recipes

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Harira Soup

Harira Soup

This is the traditional soup served at sunset to break the daily fast observed during the 30 days of Ramadan. Recipes vary from family to family…

John Spottiswood
Jan 2009
Advanced
6 votes
14224 views
Edikang Ikong (Pumpkin and water leaves soup)

Edikang Ikong (Pumpkin and water leaves soup)

Nigerian soups are just soooo yummy! Here's one that I never get tired of cooking or eating. The main…

Kike Nkana
May 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
4000 views
Moroccan Fish Soup

Moroccan Fish Soup

This is a flavorful, spicy soup that happens to be Moroccan but will remind you of fish soups found from Spain to Russia. It is a classic! Serves…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2008
Advanced
4 votes
14519 views
Tagine of Beef and Sweet Potatoes

Tagine of Beef and Sweet Potatoes

This is an amazing tagine/stew. The flavor is just amazing. It's not as spicy or as powerful as many Moroccan…

John Spottiswood
May 2010
Advanced
7 votes
2899 views
Moroccan Butternut Squash Soup

Moroccan Butternut Squash Soup

This is a fantastic winter soup to serve at home or for a party. It's got the sweetness of butternut squash soups you've had in the past, but with…

John Spottiswood
Mar 2012
Advanced
6 votes
2414 views
PERI/PERI OIL

PERI/PERI OIL

In South Africa we tend to use a lot of Peri/Peri oil, I believe it originates from the old African Portuguese Colonies of Mozambique and Angola.…

Peter Brown
Oct 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
2408 views
Oxtail Broth soup

Oxtail Broth soup

Oxtail Broth soup

CHEF ASHRAF ABD ALEEM ELKHARBOTLY
Jun 2010
Professional
2 votes
4551 views
Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

Boontjie Sop (Bean Soup)

We call this STEWP as it should be nice and thick so your spoon can stand up in it . Wonderful on a cold night. It is a traditional South African…

Peter Brown
Jul 2011
Intermediate
2 votes
8327 views
Lentils & Vegetables ~ Moroccan Style

Lentils & Vegetables ~ Moroccan Style

I began making this dish in the 1970s and it has evolved since then into a great Winter favorite. This will…

Amos Miller
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
5597 views
Moroccan Split Pea Soup

Moroccan Split Pea Soup

This is a delicious and beautiful recipe I adapted from one in Paula Wolfert's beautiful book "the food of morocco". The split pea soup has…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
3 votes
2994 views
Spinach Stir-fry

Spinach Stir-fry

Spinach is beautifully delicious on rice if prepared properly. It's healthy and goes well with rice. Remember, Proteins are essential! :-)

Kike Nkana
May 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
2681 views
Moroccan Fish Stew Recipe

Moroccan Fish Stew Recipe

We often serve a hearty fish soup or stew on Christmas Eve, prior to our traditional roast for Christmas Dinner. Normally, it's Cioppino or Clam…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2012
Advanced
5 votes
4508 views
MOLOKIA (EGYPTIAN'S GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLE SOUP)

MOLOKIA (EGYPTIAN'S GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLE SOUP)

We were living before in Badia, Riyadh, where the first palace of the Royal Family is located. Mostly Arabians…

MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB
Jul 2010
Advanced
1 vote
5812 views
Curried Peanut and Tomato Soup

Curried Peanut and Tomato Soup

I adore this soup - so easy to make, delicious and satisfying. I've also made it with chunks of sweet potato added for a stand-alone meal soup.…

Gloria Bass
Mar 2009
Advanced
2 votes
4339 views
Butternut Squash Chili

Butternut Squash Chili

The original recipe called this a Moroccan Butternut Squash Stew, and I'm sure was absolutely delicious they way they made it. I left out a few…

Kyra Martin
Jan 2014
Professional
1 vote
1485 views