Creamy Phuthu Pap and Mushroom Bake

Creamy Phuthu Pap and Mushroom Bake

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Why not try something other than your usual potato bake? This dish makes an excellent accompaniment to any braai or can even be served as a main course with a salad!

  • Recipe serves4-6
  • Preparation time25 minutes
  • Cooking time45 minutes


  • 1 sachet KNORR Creamy Mushroom Sauce
  • 350 Millilitre Milk
  • 250 Millilitre Cream
  • 250 Gram Brown mushrooms sliced
  • 250 Gram Button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 Clove crushed garlic
  • 1 Leek washed and chopped
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 30 Millilitre Margarine
  • 5 Millilitre Salt
  • 1 Litre water
  • 750 Millilitre Mealie Meal
  • 15 Millilitre Robertsons Parsley
  • 125 Millilitre Parmesan cheese, grated


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • Place water and salt in a large pot and bring to the boil.
  • When boiling stir in the mielie meal, reduce the heat and allow to cook on a low temperature for about 10 minutes or until done, stirring continuously.
  • Melt margarine in a pan and gently sauté onion, leek and garlic until soft.
  • Add the mushrooms and fry for 10 minutes.
  • Add the cream and milk, stir well and reduce the heat to a simmer .
  • Stir in the contents of the sachet of KNORR Creamy Mushroom Sauce, Robertsons Parsley and Parmesan cheese .
  • Allow to simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Spoon cooked mealie meal into the base of an oven proof casserole dish and smooth out evenly.
  • Top with the creamy mushroom mixture and bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown.