Creamy Biltong Soup

Creamy Mushroom and Biltong Soup

The flavours included in this biltong soup recipe will complement your taste buds. This is a perfect recipe for a quick and easy meal to make on a cold winters evening for the whole family to enjoy. It is also perfect for when you are on a weight loss plan.


  • 4 servings
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3/4 red / yellow baby pepper finely diced
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 3/4 tbsp crushed garlic
  • 1 punnet button mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 250 ml fresh cream
  • 250 ml full cream / whole milk
  • 250 ml of water
  • 1 chicken stock pot/cube
  • 1/2 cup biltong (I’ve used moist biltong sliced)


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in onion and chopped pepper. Sauté until onion is translucent and pepper is soft then stir in garlic.
  2. Add in sliced mushrooms (cut in half then sliced)
  3. Sauté until cooked. Season with a very little salt (stock will be added later), some freshly ground black pepper and mixed dried herbs.
  4. Mix in cream, milk, water and stock and allow to simmer for about 7 – 10 minutes.
  5. Before serving mix in biltong/bacon bits.
  6. Serve with garlic and chillies or toasted garlic bread.