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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Mealie Potjiekos South African Vegetable Stew

Mealie Potjiekos Recipe

Mealie Potjiekos
This hearty traditional South African stew is an easy to make vegetable corn stew, just add chicken to Mealie Potjiekos for a variation on this traditional South African stew.
Mealie Potjiekos South African Vegetable Stew

Mealie Potjiekos Recipe


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Mealie Potjiekos is a delicious vegetable corn stew.

Mealie Potjiekos is a delicious corn stew.


Ingredients
3 cups vegetable stock
One 15 ounce can whole kernel corn
One 15 ounce can cream corn
1 can evaporated milk
One 14 ounce can tomatoes
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
1 teaspoon red pepper flake (optional)

Directions:
In a large pot on medium heat, add oil then sauté onions one minute. Drain the can of whole kernel corn then add all ingredients into a large saucepan. 
Simmer on low uncovered for 30 minutes. Serve warm.




Did you know?
Maize (corn) is the most important grain crop in South Africa and is grown throughout the country.

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