Bobotie

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Recipe by mersaydees

A South African dish, this recipe is based on one from The Encyclopedia of Creative Cooking, edited by Charlotte Turgeon. Serve with rice and chutney. The book I used spelled it "Bobotee", but I changed it to match the current 'Zaar names for this dish. Updated 11/5/11 to include OAMC freezing directions per Erindipity's request.

Top Review by Brookes Kitchen

My husband and I were looking for something different one night and tried this. We both really enjoyed it! Different combination of flavors but yummy! We will make it again!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Soak bread in some milk. Squeeze until dry; reserving milk.
  3. Saute onions in butter.
  4. Add curry powder and continue to saute 1 minute.
  5. Add meat, sugar, salt, lemon juice, and almonds.
  6. Beat eggs; add half to meat mixture.
  7. Whisk other half into milk.
  8. Thoroughly mix bread into meat mixture; add stock.
  9. Put meat mixture into greased oven proof dish; smooth top.
  10. Pour egg mixture over; top with bay leaves. Bake in oven 30 minutes or until set.
  11. Serve with rice and chutney.
  12. TO FREEZE:
  13. Complete through step 10. Allow to cool. Cover with foil. Freeze.
  14. TO SERVE:
  15. Thaw overnight. Bake at 350 for 15-30 minutes or until heated through. Serve with rice and chutney.

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