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Soup Jomou (Haitian Butternut Squash Soup)

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 1:30h - 2h

Total time: 140 mins

Serves 6 - 8 people


  • Butternut Squash*
  • 8 cups of water
  • 1 Lb of meat**
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • Thyme
  • Cloves
  • Celery stalks
  • Large onion
  • Potatoes
  • Taro roots***
  • Chayote
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Leeks
  • Parsley
  • Penne pasta
  • Lime juice
  • ToutEpis Konfi Piman
  • Salt & Pepper


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat, add meat, parsley, thyme, garlic. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, then let simmer for about one hour. 
  2. Once meat is tender, remove from the pot. Set aside. 
  3. Add coarsely chopped pumpkin to the pot. Add water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer until pumpkin is cooked. 
  4. Remove Pumpkin with some broth. And puree in blender
  5. Return puree to pot. Add potatoes, taro roots, chayote, cabbage, carrots, leeks, “bouquet garni” and whole habanero pepper. Bring to a boil. Then simmer until vegetables are cooked
  6. Add back meat
  7. If using frozen squash add now
  8. Add pasta. Bring to a boil until cooked. 
  9. Season to taste


Serve with garlic bread or cassava bread.


*1 (12oz) package of frozen squash

**May use beef, turkey or no meat for a vegan soup

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