Flemish Potjie

Potjie No: 4
Serves: 10
Cooking Time: 3 hours
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15 ml butter or lard
7 onions, chopped
6 cloves garlic, crushed
2 green peppers, seeded and cut into quarters
250 g rindless bacon, chopped
2 packets pork sausages, pricked
1 kg Eisbein
250 ml semi-sweet wine (stein)
7 leeks, sliced
1 small bunch celery, cut up
10 large carrots, sliced into rings
14 medium potatoes, peeled
1 small bunch curly kale, cut into pieces
1 small cabbage, shredded


  • Heat butter or fat in potjie and add onion, garlic, green pepper and bacon and sauté until vegetables are transparent.
  • Add sausages and Eisbein.
  • Heat wine in separate potjie and pour over meat.
  • Cover with lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Layer remaining ingredients in order listed, replace lid and simmer slowly for 2 – 2.5 hours.
  • Do not remove lid.
  • When cooked, stir carefully without breaking up sausages.
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