Butternut Bobotie



A vegetarian twist on a South African favourite!

50g finely chopped onions

5ml extra light margarine

250g cooked and mashed butternut

2 TBS fat free milk

1 tsp Woolies Mild Curry Powder

½ tsp lemon juice

1 slice Ultima bread

1 egg

Salt and Pepper to taste

3 Bay leaves



1 egg

2 TBS fat free milk

¼ teaspoon turmeric


Chutney for serving (allowance)


Preheat the oven to 180C. Fry onion in lite margarine until soft (low to medium heat). Add curry powder and remove from heat

Beat 1 egg with 2 TBS milk, crumble in slice of bread and mash.

Mix mashed butternut, bread mixture, onions, and lemon juice and season.

Spoon butternut mixture in ovenproof dish, press in bay leaves. Bake for 10 minutes.

Take out of oven, spoon over topping, and put back in oven for 10 – 15 minutes (until topping has set)


Serve with chutney/green salad/turmeric rice

Serves 1: 2 Prot, 1 CC, 1/2 Milk, 3 Veg, 1 Fat

Adapted from Taste Magazine March 2015

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