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Saskatoon Soup – Rachel Betty Hoof, Elder- Kainai First Nation

This recipe is perfect for fresh or dried berries.


Wash berries with clean water to remove microorganisms and dirt

Boil soup bones from meat and strain

Use broth of soup bones to cook Saskatoon berries

Add 1/2 Teaspoon (2 ml) of salt

Cook for approximately 1/2 hour

Mix approximately 2 Tablespoons (30ml) of flour with some water to make paste and then add to broth

Add sugar to taste

Note: In the old days white roots were used to thicken soup, Today sugar ans starch are used instead.