Lamb & Tomato Potjie

  • Preparation Time:
    15 mins
  • Cook Time:
    120 mins
  • Serves:
  • 12 lamb chops
  • 15 ml oil
  • 2 tins chopped tomatoes
  • 4 carrots, thickly sliced
  • 6 potatoes, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 1 packet ROYCO® Brown Onion Packet Soup
  • 100g green beans, sliced
  • Heat a no. 3 potjie pot over moderate coals. Brown the lamb chops in the hot oil, in batches.
  • Add 375 ml water, cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Remove the lid, spread the chopped tomatoes over the lamb, then layer the carrots and potatoes on top. Add another 125 ml water if necessary.
  • Cover potjie pot with its lid and leave to cook for 1 hour. Add the occasional log to the fire to keep the potjie simmering.
  • Mix the contents of the packet of ROYCO® Brown Onion Packet Soup with 250 ml water, and add to the potjie with the beans. Cook, uncovered for another 15 minutes.
  • Carefully stir the potjie and serve.
  • Lamb knuckle or neck can also be used in this recipe. This recipe could also be made in a casserole pot in the oven.


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