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Vegetable Soup | How to Cook Vegetable soup

Chy Anegbu
I love vegetable soup and if you follow this recipe you could make a pot of this deliciousness in just about 90 minutes.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine Nigerian Cuisine
Servings 12 People


  • Pots


  • Big bowl Waterleaves
  • 1 KG or 35 Ounce of Goat meat
  • 1 cup crayfish
  • 6 scotch bonnet peppers
  • 400 ml Palm oil
  • Big bowl ugu leaves fluted pumpkin
  • Roasted mackerel
  • 2 seasoning cubes
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Ground Ofor


  • Thinly the slice the waterleaves and fluted pumpkin (ugu leaves)
  • Wash the ugu leaves before slicing it.
  • Slice the water leaves then wash it.
  • Allow them to strain seperatrly using a sieve to remove excess water
  • Clean and wash the roasted fish, pound your crayfish/peppers.
  • Season the meat and let it cook till it becomes tender.
  • Add the washed roasted fish to the boiling meat, let them boil together till the water dries.
  • To the meat/fish on heat, add palm oil (400ml)
  • The vegetables should be added, the water leaves should come first.
  • After adding all the water leaves, allow it to simmer for 2-4 minutes while you stir occasionally.
  • Keep stirring.
  • Add the pounded crayfish and peppers.
  • Add salt to your taste.
  • Ugu leaves should follow at this point (fluted pumpkin)
  • Stir in 2 tablespoons of ofor (used as a thickener). Stir properly so it doesn’t form crumbs.
  • Stir and allow the soup to simmer for 2 minutes, stir and serve.


Keyword Cooking with vegies, Ofe Nigeria, vegetable nigerian, Vegetable soup