He who wants to plant corn must make peace with the crows. - African Proverb

With love from The African Gourmet

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

South African Corn Soup

Easy African Food Recipe

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.

South African Corn Soup

South African Corn Soup

South African Corn Soup 
Photo by psrobin

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


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 pot simmer 20 minutes and serve. 

Did you know…?

South Africa is the southernmost point on the African continent. 

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