Tete & Squash Soup



  • 5 cups of water

  • 2 vegetable boullion cubes

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 1 large squash of your preference

  • 2 cups or handfuls of tete / amaranth greens 

  • 4 green chillies (optional) 

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

  • 3 shallots 

  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper


Wash tete /amaranth greens to make sure there is no sand. Chop onions, chillies and squash and place to the side. 

Boil water on high then add vegetable cubes to dissolve. Add onions, bay leaf, cayenne pepper and squash to the broth then simmer for 20 mins. 

Once squash is tender add in tete / amaranth and let steam until tender then turn off the fire. Remove bay leaf from pot. 

Add in shallots and olive oil then mix well before transferring contents to blender. Blend on high for 30 seconds. 

Pour into bowls and serve! 

(source: Vegan Girl Around The World)