Potjiekos - Beef and Vegetable Pot

Use a size 3 Pot. Normally served with Rice.
– From shonaskitchen.co.za

  • 30ml cooking oil
  • 1kg stewing beef, cubed
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 125ml dried apricots, soaked in water for 1 hour
  • 4 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 6 baby marrows, sliced
  • 250ml cabbage, chopped
  • 1 tomato, peeled and sliced
  • Pepper to taste
  • 30ml dried parsley
  • SAUCE
  • 125ml sweet Sherry/Port
  • 125L Soya sauce
  • 5 ml Black pepper
  • 3ml dry mustard
  • 1ml dry rosemary
  • 1ml dry thyme
  • 1 cube beef stock
  • 500ml boiling water

Heat the oil in the pot and brown the meat and kidney till almost brown. Add the onions and brown together.

Mix the ingredients of the sauce and add it to the pot. Stir well, cover with the lid and simmer for 2 hours.

Layer the dried fruit and then the veggies as they appear in the recipe. Sprinkle some pepper over the tomatoes.

Cover with the lid and allow the pot to simmer for about 1.5 hours or until the veggies are done.