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Pepper Soup (stew or sauce)

Serves four to six

3 pounds stewing beef (optionally, goat meat or fish)
1 medium onion, chopped or ground in blender
1 teaspoon dried red pepper, crushed or ground
fresh red tomatoes, chopped or ground in blender (optionally, one 6 oz can tomato paste)
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon curry powder (optional)
2 Maggi cubes (optional)
1 teaspoon thyme leaves (optional)
1 cup water

stewing pot
mortar and pestle, food processor, or blender
spatula or spoon
cutting board


  1. Cut up beef (or goat meat) in small pieces and place in stewing pot
  2. Combine with water, salt, and onion
  3. Boil until meat is tender
  4. Drain
  5. Remove meat from pot and save water in a bowl
  6. Heat oil in stewing pot, add and brown onion
  7. Add meat and ground tomatoes or dilute tomato paste with water and add to meat
  8. Add the remaining ingredients one by one, stirring each as added
  9. Simmer for ten minutes and serve with rice