Yam pepper soup is a very rich and spicy south-south delicacy made by combining yam cubes with assorted meat together and then seasoned with pepper soup spices; it is one of the healthiest pepper soup recipes for nursing mothers.
Yam Pepper soup is really a comfort dish and it is perfect for colder days and even during normal or hot weather, yam pepper soup is well acceptable, it leaves you warm and refreshed during cold time. Also watch the quick video above to see how I made this. For the ingredients I used:
Yam Pepper Soup Ingredients
1. ½ kg of white yam cut into smaller chunks
2. ½ kg of meat, tripe, tenderloin or any type
3. 3 cubes of bullion or Knorr cube
4. 3 pieces of Calabash nutmeg (ehuru) peeled and blended
5. 1 large onion, chopped
6. 3 fresh scotch bonnet or hot chilli peppers (ata rodo)
7. 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
8. 1 handful of fresh basil (scent leave)or mint leaves, chopped
9. Salt to taste
Steps on How to Prepare Yam Pepper Soup
1. Peel yam and cut into smaller cubes, rinse in water and set aside.
2. Cut meat into tiny pieces and separate the tougher meat (tripe) from the tenderloin.
3. Season the tripe, which is tougher with pepper, salt, onion, 1 stock cube, ground nutmeg, and mix well.
4. Add 1 cup of water to the meat and bring to a boil, cook the tripe for 20 minutes until it is almost tender.
5. At this point, the liquid must have reduced, add 1 cup of water to the content and then combine the tenderloin and the yam cubes to cook
with the tripe.
6. Add in more onion, pepper, 2 beef stock cubes and ground calabash nutmeg, stir and taste for salt. Leave it to cook for 20 minutes until
the yam and the beef are soft.
7. Ones the yam is soft, add in the chopped basil to garnish the pepper soup, stir very well to combine.
8. Cook for few minutes on medium heat and your yam pepper soup is ready. Enjoy yam pepper soup as a main meal.


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