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Calabaza Soup with Beef

How to make Calabaza Squash Soup with Beef with Noubess seasonings

Deliciously squash soup is rich in flavor, cooked with a mixture of vegetables, herbs, spices, and perfectly marinated beef. For added flavor, Add Noubess condiments and spices.
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Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Marinating Time 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 55 mins
Course Soups
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 8
Calories 530 kcal


  • 4 pounds beef stew
  • 2 tbsp Noubess Steak Seasoning
  • 1 large onion sliced or 2 medium
  • 2 - 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 - 3 sprigs parsley
  • 2 to matoes chopped
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Calabaza squash about 3 pounds, or butternut squash
  • 4 gloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 leeks sliced
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 large carrots sliced
  • 2 medium turnips sliced
  • 3 - 4 potatoes sliced or cut in large cubes
  • 2 rib celery sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 1/2 cup cabbage chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup pasta noodles or spaghetti noodles
  • 1 1/2 tbsp white wine vinegar or fresh lemon juice


  • After cleaning meat, place in large pot, add lemon juice, Noubess Steak Seasoning, 3 tbsp olive oil, onion, thyme, parsley, and tomatoes. Marinate for at least 30 minutes or overnight. Cook meat until fully cooked on medium high. Add warm water only if necessary. 
  • Wash the squash, remove the skin with a sharp knife, and remove seeds. Cut the squash in cubes and place in a large pot, enough water to cover. Boil for 20 - 25 minutes until fully cooked. Turn off heat and let cool.  
  • When completely cool, puree squash with a little bit of cooking water. You may have to puree the squash pieces in batches. Set aside.
  • In a large stockpot, add the remaining olive oil, leeks, celery, and onion. Sautee for about 5 minutes while stirring occasionally. Add squash puree, remaining ingredients but not the noodles or the meat. Add meat cooking water and chicken stock only and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 10 - 15 minutes. Add meat and pasta noodles. Continue to cook until noodles are fully cooked. Season to taste. If additional liquid is needed, only add hot water. 
    Calabaza Soup with Beef
  • Serve with bread, preferably. 
    Calabaza Soup with Beef


Season with more spices such as Noubess Poultry Seasoning, and salt, pepper. For more kick, season with Noubess Original Hot and Spicy Sauce. 
Condiments and Spices
Condiments and Spices


Calories: 530kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 55gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 141mgSodium: 604mgPotassium: 1554mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 13325IUVitamin C: 67mgCalcium: 157mgIron: 7mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword Caribbean Cooking, Caribbean Recipes, easy cooking, Haitian Soup Joumou, holidays recipes, soup, Soup Day
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