Canned Potjie

Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 2 hours
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1 large onion (sliced into rings)
2 cloves garlic (crushed)
15 ml oil
6 neck of mutton slices (2 cm thick)
Freshly ground black pepper
3 large ripe tomatoes (skinned and finely chopped)
6 potatoes (peeled and quartered)
1 x 410g can whole kernel sweetcorn (drained)
1 x 410g can green beans (drained)
1 x 410g can peas (drained)
Basil or origanum

Fry onion and garlic in a little oil until soft.
Using a sharp knife, score the fatty sides of the mutton neck slices.
Season to taste with salt and pepper, add to the onion mixture and fry till brown.
Add the tomato and drained vegetable liquid (which has been slightly heated) and simmer till the meat is nearly tender
Add the potatoes and simmer till the meat is tender and the potatoes are soft.
Add more liquid, if necessary.
Add the canned vegetables and simmer until heated through.
Season with basil or origanum and extra salt and pepper, if necessary.
Serve with rice.

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