Beef and Vegetable Potjie


Potjie No: 4
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 2 hours
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1 kg bolo, shin or neck
15 ml cooking oil
5 ml salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 clove garlic (crushed)
2 onions (coarsely chopped)
3 carrots (sliced)
300 g cauliflower florets
4 baby marrows (sliced)
15 ml brown sugar
100 ml orange juice
125 ml grated cheddar cheese


  • Cube or slice meat.
  • Heat oil in potjie and brown meat, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Add garlic and onion and saute until onion is transparent.
  • Add vegetables, brown sugar and orange juice.
  • Cover and simmer for 1.5-2 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Just before serving, sprinkle with grated cheese.
  • Serve with baked potatoes.
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  1. Ramsey

    13 July 2014 at 12:39

    Bolo is a kind of meat you muppets! lol

  2. Tony

    12 July 2014 at 22:59

    this is the kind of crap I always refer to… I am aware its a few years old but why the hell use ‘bolo’ when posting in english… what the shit the poster is trying to prove ?? stupid nutcase!!!

  3. Lola

    15 June 2011 at 11:41

    Bolo is cake in Portuguese

  4. Hug

    24 April 2011 at 16:38

    What is bolo?

  5. tamsyn

    24 November 2010 at 18:06

    it is really greta!!!

  6. potjie

    13 July 2010 at 12:34

    Yes Kristy – quite simple but very tasty.

  7. Kristy

    13 July 2010 at 12:28

    A delicious meal !

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