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Serves 6-8

Hands-on time: 20 minutes

Hands-off time: 2 hours




1 tbsp oil

2 packs (500g each) SPAR Stewing Beef Bone-In

1 large onion, diced

1 pack (1kg) SPAR Freshline Tomatoes

2 tbsp crushed garlic

1 small red chilli, finely chopped

1 cinnamon stick

1 tsp each salt and pepper

1 packet (50g) brown onion soup powder

1 sachet (50g) tomato paste

2 tbsp sugar

1 pack (1kg) SPAR Freshline Baby Potatoes


Serving suggestion:
Chopped parsley

White rice




1. Prepare a braai for direct cooking over medium heat (180-230°C). Warm a medium-sized potjie pot over the fire and add the oil. *Chef’s Tip: The potjie can be cooked in a large pot on the stove if preferred!

2. Add the SPAR Stewing Beef Bone-In to the pot and brown for 5-7 minutes, stirring regularly.

3. Add the diced onions and fry for 2-3 minutes until soft and caramelised.

4. Dice the SPAR Freshline Tomatoes and add it to the pot with the garlic, chilli, cinnamon stick, salt and pepper. Fry for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the brown onion soup powder, tomato paste and sugar. *Chef’s Tip: Replace with ½ tsp chilli powder, if preferred!

5. Add 2 cups of water and stir. Cover the potjie pot with the lid and simmer for 1½ hours, stirring regularly.

6. Add the SPAR Freshline Baby Potatoes and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the potatoes are soft and tender and the sauce is thick. Chef’s Tip: Add more water if the sauce thickens too quickly!

7. Garnish the tomato bredie potjie with chopped parsley. Serve with some rice and ENJOY!

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