Weekend Recipe Beef And Potato Soup



  • 500g Beef
  • 600g Irish Potatoes
  • 3 tbsp. Flour (to thicken)
  • 3 large carrots.
  • A bunch of spring onions
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 large green bell pepper
  • 1 medium sized red onion
  • 2 seasoning cubes
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • Salt to taste


Step 1: Dice the beef into smaller bits, rinse and place in a medium sized pot. Add just enough water to cover the content of the pot and some salt. Cook for about 15 minutes till the meat softens.

Step 2: Peel the Irish potatoes and cut into small chunks. Rinse the potatoes and add it into the pot with cooked beef. Pour some more water (just enough to cover the potatoes in the pot). Add the crushed seasoning, check for salt and add more if needed, add the curry powder and thyme. Place the pot on the burner and cook on medium heat for about 15 minutes. While the potato cooks, move to step 3.

Step 3: Wash and slice the carrots, spring onions (cut lengthwise), red bell pepper(cut lengthwise), green bell pepper(cut lengthwise) and Onion. By now the potatoes in step 2 should be soft. In a separate bowl, add a little water into the flour and stir quickly making sure it doesn’t form clumps. It’s ready when it is of dropping consistency (like melted ice cream).
On low heat, gently add the flour liquid into the pot, while stirring continuously to ensure it mixes properly and does not clump. Leave it to thicken for 3-5 minutes.lunch-breakfast-dinner-nigeria (1)

Step 4: Gently add the chopped vegetables and mix to incorporate. Leave to cook for about 5 minutes more before turning off the burner.