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Okra Soup

Serves five to six

3 pounds beef (optionally, fish or goat meat)
1 cup dried crayfish* (optionally dried shrimp*)
2 pounds okra*, chopped or ground in a blender
1 teaspoon dried red pepper*, powdered or crushed (optional, chopped or ground red bell pepper)
2 tablespoons salt
1 medium onion, chopped
4 tablespoons red palm oil*
spinach, chopped
7 cups water

mortar and pestle or food processor
large spoon for stirring
cutting board


  1. Cut beef in small pieces
  2. Place in skillet with water
  3. Add onion and salt
  4. Boil for 15 to 25 minutes
  5. Add okra and stir until blended in
  6. Add the remaining ingredients, stir and cook for 10 more minutes
  7. Serve warm with  (pounded yam), pounded cassava, or (fried grated cassava)