3 Super Quick

Maize Meal Ideas

Breakfast – Egg & Bacon Pap Cups

 

Ingredients:

 

For the stiff pap:

 

2 ½ cups water

1 cup White Star Quick Maize Meal

1 tbsp butter

Salt, to taste 

1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

 

For the egg mixture:

 

1-2 cups crispy bacon bits

6 eggs

1/3 cup milk

Salt & pepper, to taste 

¾ cup grated cheese

 

Servings: 12 – 14 breakfast cups

 

Recipe:

 

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. 

 

2. Grease a muffin tin well. 

 

For the stiff pap:

 

1. Bring 1 ½ cups water to the boil in a medium pot. Mix the remaining 1 cup of water with 1 cup of White Star Quick Maize Meal to form a paste. Gradually add the maize meal paste while stirring, using a whisk. Cover with a lid. Bring to the boil and cook on medium heat for 4 – 5 minutes. 

 

2. Remove from the heat and add the butter, cheese, salt & pepper. Stir until melted and combined. Allow to cool slightly.

 

3. Press a tablespoon or two of the cooked maize meal into each muffin hole (filling approximately half way). 

 

For the egg mixture:

 

1. Whisk together the eggs, milk & seasoning. Add the crispy bacon to the egg mixture, reserving a 1/3rd to sprinkle over after baking. Pour the egg mixture over the maize meal layer in the muffin holes. Sprinkle a little cheese over each and bake for 20 - 25 minutes until the muffins are set & golden. 

 

2. Sprinkle with the reserved crispy bacon. 

 

3. Serve while warm and ENJOY!! 

Lunch - Upside Down Pap & Wors

 

Ingredients:

 

For the stiff pap:

 

2 ½ cups water

1 cup White Star Quick Maize Meal

1 tbsp butter

Salt to taste 

1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

 

For the bowls:

 

2 tbsp oil, of choice

200 g boerewors, cooked

½ onion, chopped

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tin chopped tomatoes

2 tsp chutney

2 tsp butter

2 eggs, room temperature

Salt & Pepper, to taste

Fresh herbs, to garnish

 

Servings: 2 portions

 

Recipe:

 

For the stiff pap:

 

1. Bring 1 ½ cups water to the boil in a medium pot. Mix the remaining 1 cup of water with 1 cup of White Star Quick Maize Meal to form a paste. Gradually add the maize meal paste while stirring, using a whisk. Cover with a lid. Bring to the boil and cook on medium heat for 4 – 5 minutes. 

 

2. Remove from the heat and add the butter, cheese, salt & pepper. Stir until melted and combined. Keep warm.

 

For the bowls:

 

1. Slice your cooked boerewors into thin slices. 

 

2. Sauté the onion & garlic in oil for 5 minutes. Add the tinned tomatoes & chutney and simmer down until thickened, 10 – 15 minutes. Season to taste.

 

3. Fill two greased bowls with cooked maize meal, half way. Press firmly to create the bowl shape.

 

4. Add a layer of cooked sliced boerewors. Fill the bowls to the top with another layer of cooked maize meal. Carefully, un-mould the bowls onto plates to reveal a dome shape.

 

5. Generously, spoon over the thickened tomato relish and top each tower with a fried egg. 

 

6. Season to taste. 

 

7. Garnish with fresh herbs. Serve warm & ENJOY!!

Dinner – SA Style Pap Pizza

 

Ingredients:

 

For the stiff pap:

 

2 ½ cups water

1 cup White Star Quick Maize Meal

15 ml butter

Salt & pepper, to taste 

1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

 

For the toppings:

 

½ cup Tomato paste

2 cup cheddar cheese, grated

1 cup crispy bacon bits

1 cup mushrooms, fried

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

¼ cup whole kernel corn, drained

Fresh basil to garnish

 

Recipe:

 

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.

 

For the stiff pap:

 

1. Bring 1 ½ cups water to the boil in a medium pot. Mix the remaining 1 cup of water with 1 cup of White Star Quick Maize Meal to form a paste. Gradually add the maize meal paste while stirring, using a whisk. Cover with a lid. Bring to the boil and cook on medium heat for 4 – 5 minutes. 

 

2. Remove from the heat and add the butter, cheese, salt & pepper. Stir until melted and combined. Allow to cool slightly, before rolling out between two sheets of baking paper, 1 cm thick, and lay onto a baking tray. 

 

3. Remove only the top layer of baking paper. 

 

For the toppings:

 

1. Spread the tomato paste onto the pap base and sprinkle with a generous layer of grated cheese. 

 

2. Add the crispy bacon, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and corn.

 

3. Bake in the oven for 15 - 20 minutes or until the crust is crispy. 

 

4. Garnish with fresh basil

 

5. Slice and serve immediately and ENJOY!!