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Ogbono Soup with Okro Recipe

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Ogbono Soup with Okro Recipe

Hello besties, I’m serving Ogbono Soup with Okro today. This is sizzling hot and trust me I always got your back.

This recipe is as easy as anything easy you can think of, no too much protocol.

If you’re a reader of this blog you would notice my recipes are as simplified as possible.

This blog is a beginner friendly blog, you can find your place in whatever level you are in the world of cooking.

Without further Ado, let’s talk about this deliciousness.

Ogbono Soup with Okro is one soup once you have a taste you always want to make.

For some persons that don’t know, you can actually make Ogbono Soup with Okro or Okra and also Okro Soup with Ogbono.

On the other hand, one can prepare Okro Soup separately as well as Ogbono soup, and both soups are popular Nigerian draw soups.

Ogbono Soup with Okro is packed with flavours that tickles the taste buds.

You can also cook Ogbono soup with uziza leaf, Ogbono Soup with bitter leaf, Ogbono Soup with egusi, Ogbono Soup with fresh fish, Ogbono Soup with goat meat.

You see you can enjoy Ogbono in different ways.You can also choose whatever choice of protein to cook this soup

Nigerian draw soup are mostly starters for toddlers who are newly introduced to swallow.

There are varieties of Nigerian soup such as egusi soup, vegetable soup, afang soup, groundnut soup, white soup, fisherman soup to mention but a few.

You can enjoy this delicious Ogbono soup with Okro with any swallow of choice.

Continue reading as I share how this finger licking Nigerian soup was made

To Cook Ogbono Soup with Okro Recipe

Ogbono Soup with Okro


  • 1/2 cup Ground Ogbono
  • 2 cups cut Okro
  • 700g beef
  • 300g kpomo/ Cow Skin
  • 500g stock fish (You can combine fish)
  • 1 cup crayfish (not grounded)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 and 1/2 seasoning cubes
  • 80ml palm oil
  • Fresh pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 handfuls original Uziza leaves(Shredded)


  1. Wash, cut the Okro
  2. Grind the Ogbono
  3. Wash, shred Uziza leaves
  4. Wash and put the beef in the pot
  5. Add stock fish, chopped onions, seasoning cubes, salt and little water.Cook for 5- 7 minutes, add cow skin and leave for 5 minutes
  6. Add ground crayfish, pepper
  7. Add water to cook the soup and leave to boil
  8. Add oil to the ground Ogbono and mix well
  9. Add the mixed Ogbono in soup and stir, cover, keep an eye, stir at close intervals to avoid getting burnt. Takes about 10- 15 minutes for the Ogbono to get done.
  10. Add salt and seasoning cubes if need be, leave for 2 minutes
  11. Add Okro and Cook for 3 minutes
  12. Add Uziza leaf, leave for 2 minutes.
  13. Remove from heat. Soup is ready.
  14. Serve with any swallow you love

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