Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is not a bell pepper or chili pepper soup, but a ground spice pepper soup. In Gambia, it is said to heal you of the common cold.... or maybe it just opens up a stuffy nose and strips the soreness from your throat? VERY HOT soup!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil chicken in a large pot for ten minutes with 8 cups of water and the chicken soup base.
  2. Add black pepper, red pepper flakes, salt, and garlic powder.
  3. Boil, uncovered, until there is about 2 - 2 1/2 cups of broth left in pan.
  4. Stir in the can of tomato paste and cook until the soup is thick.
  5. Serve over rice, if desired.