Bobotie Recipe

Bobotie Recipe

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Cook Time

60 minutes

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Bobotie Recipe

Bobotie Recipe. Bobotie is a typical South African dish made with ground beef or lamb. Hearty and delicious.

Recipe courtesy of OliVaylle and submitted by Chantal Braunstein. OliVaylle is extra virgin olive oil from Australia.

Ingredients

  • 1 fairly thick slice crustless bread (white or wheat)
  • Bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 5 teaspoons of OliVaylle's Olive Nectar
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 5 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 5 teaspoons chutney
  • 1 tablespoon smooth apricot jam
  • 1 tablespoon Worcester sauce
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 5 teaspoons brown vinegar
  • 2 1/4 pounds ground beef, mutton, or lamb (raw mince)
  • 1/4 cup green seedless grapes (sultanas)
  • 3 eggs
  • Pinch each salt and turmeric

Preparation

  • 1 Soak bread in milk.
  • 2 Heat oil and butter in large pan and fry onions and garlic. When onions are soft, add curry powder, salt, chutney, jam, Worcester sauce, turmeric and vinegar and mix well.
  • 3 Drain and mash bread and reserve milk.
  • 4 Add bread to pan together with meat and grapes. Cook over low heat, stirring, and when meat loses its pinkness, remove from stove. Add 1 beaten egg, mix well, then spoon into a greased 11 x 7 inch baking dish and level the top.
  • 5 Beat remaining eggs with reserved milk (you should have about 10 ounces) and the salt and turmeric. Pour over meat mixture and put a few bay leaves on top. Stand dish in a larger pan of water (this is important to prevent drying out) and bake, uncovered at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until set.
  • 6 Serve with yellow rice, chutney, sliced bananas and a diced tomato and onion sambal.

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