Traditional Tomato Bredie

Traditional Tomato Bredie

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Bredie is an old Cape name for a dish of stewed fatty mutton and vegetables. Try this traditional 18th century South African recipe for a taste of the Cape.

  • Recipe serves4-6
  • Preparation time15 minutes
  • Cooking time90 minutes


  • 1,5 kg Stewing lamb or mutton, cubed
  • 410 g Tin chopped tomatoes
  • 5 ml White sugar
  • 500 g Potatoes, cut into large chunks
  • 400 ml water
  • 25 ml Stork margarine
  • 2 large Onions, sliced
  • 1 packet KNORR Spaghetti Bolognaise Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 250ml of Red Wine


  • In a large saucepan heat the margarine.
  • Sauté the onions for about 5 minutes or until transparent.
  • Add the meat and brown quickly on all sides.
  • Add the KNORR Fresh Ideas Spaghetti Bolognaise, 400 ml water and wine.
  • Simmer covered for 1 ½-2 hours, or until the meat is tender.
  • Add the potatoes, tomatoes and sugar, cook for a further 45 minutes.
  • Serve with cooked rice.