Lamb and Butternut Potjie

Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 2 hours
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8pcs braai lamb chops
4 onions – two chopped and two quartered.
3tbs mixed chopped herbs (thyme, rosemary, parsley, oregano)
Olive oil for frying meat and onions
3 large carrots, chopped
1 large butternut (1/4 chopped into small blocks, the rest chopped big).
1/3 – 1/4 of a bottle of red wine
2 heads of broccoli
2 tins of tomato and onion mix
2 handfuls of baby potatoes
Black pepper and salt to taste


  • Heat up the pot – quite hot, as you need to fry the chopped onions and brown the meat.
  • Put in some olive oil, fry the chopped onions till they start going translucent.
  • Put the meat it and brown, add some black pepper and salt.
  • Put in the potatoes, carrots, small chopped butternut, cans of tomato and onion, mixed herbs and the wine.
  • Turn down the heat to that the pot is simmering slowly.
  • Cook for at least an hour, preferably two.
  • Half an hour from eating time, add the big butternut.
  • 10 min from eating time add the broccoli.
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  1. Nathan

    20 January 2012 at 11:39

    what is the answer to the second comment?

  2. Raene

    3 January 2012 at 09:31

    Hi there

    Can this recipe be doubled but still cooked in a no. 3 pot? New at this!!!

    Thank you

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