Beef Potjie Recipe

Beef Potjie is a traditional South African stew cooked in a cast-iron pot over an open fire. This hearty dish is made with tender beef, vegetables, and aromatic spices. The slow cooking process allows the flavors to meld together, resulting in a rich and flavorful stew. Beef Potjie is often enjoyed with a side of rice or crusty bread, making it the perfect comfort food for chilly evenings.

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5hr 15minstotal
15minsPrep
5hr Cook
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Ingredients for Beef Potjie Recipe

  • 0.22 pound Beef Stew Meat, Cubed
  • 0.22 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.22 Onions, Chopped
  • 0.44 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.22 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 0.22 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.22 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.22 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 0.22 cup Beef Stock
  • 0.11 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 0.44 Carrots, Sliced
  • 0.44 Potatoes, Cubed
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Beef Potjie Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat a cast-iron pot over medium heat and add oil. Brown the beef in batches until well-seared.
  • STEP 2.Remove the beef from the pot and set aside. In the same pot, add onions, garlic, and spices. Cook until onions are translucent.
  • STEP 3.Return the beef to the pot and add beef stock, tomatoes, and vegetables. Cover and simmer for 2-3 hours, or until the beef is tender.
  • STEP 4.Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the Beef Potjie hot with rice or crusty bread.
  • STEP 5.Cooking Tips: For extra flavor, marinate the beef in a mixture of Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, and spices overnight before cooking. You can also add red wine or beer to the stew for added depth of flavor.
  • STEP 6.Storage and Serving: Leftover Beef Potjie can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.

Cooking Tips

  • Marinate the beef overnight for extra flavor.
  • Add red wine or beer for added depth of flavor.
  • Reheat gently to maintain the tenderness of the beef.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover Beef Potjie in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
777
calories per serving
52 g Fat69 g Protein4 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    52g
  • Protein
    69g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    69g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    52g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    73mg
  • Iron
    8mg
  • Vitamin A
    1257mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    17mg
  • Vitamin B6
    2mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    99mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    687mg
  • Selenium
    39mcg
  • Zinc
    16mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp