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Thursday, March 26, 2009

South African Sweet Corn Soup Foodie Recipe

South African Sweet Corn Soup Foodie Recipe

Corn soup is an easy South African soup made of sweetcorn and few simple ingredients.

South African food has influences from indigenous Black tribes, Indians, Malaya, and Europeans. Our South African corn soup has an intense spicy corn flavor that tastes just like corn chowder soup.

South African corn soup recipe has all the delicious flavors of South Africa with added spices to make delicious corn soup.

Mealie soup is inexpensive to make but very filling, add a piece of sourdough bread or cornbread and you will have a cheap wonderful dinner in no time. For people who enjoy cooking there is something satisfying about cooking a new healthy wholesome South African recipe for our loved ones to enjoy.

South African Sweet Corn Soup Foodie Recipe.

African Meal of Mealie Soup


4 ears fresh cut into medium slices

One 15 ounce can whole kernel corn

5 parsley sprigs minced

5 cilantro sprigs minced

One 15 ounce can cream corn

2 teaspoons ground paprika

2 teaspoons ground hot pepper powder

2 teaspoons ground cumin powder

3 cups vegetable stock

One 14 ounce can tomatoes

1 cup chopped onions

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 can evaporated milk


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 5 minutes and serve the best South African sweet corn soup recipe ever.

Fresh corn
Fresh corn for Mealie Corn Soup

Did you know
African food is a blend of international cultures. The foods of Africa are based on flavors characteristic to the region. African cuisine is international and local bursting with flavors. Seafood is the most popular food in Africa.

African Meal of Mealie Soup

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