The Bobotie Recipe is for a South African dish that is also called Beef Pie.
3 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups of sliced onion
2 cups of bread crumbs
1/2 cup milk
3 pounds ground beef
1 tablespoon curry powder
2 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoon plum jam
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup almonds
3 bay leaves
2 thinly sliced lemons
2 pimento strips
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2.In a pan, melt
butter; add onion and saute until golden brown. Soak bread crumbs in
milk. Combine beef, egg, onion, curry powder, salt,
plum jam, lemon juice and almonds.
3.Also bread crumb mixture. In
the bottom of a 10 inch pie plate
lay bay leaves.
4.On top, arrange the meat mixture, patting it down.
5.Leave about an inch between mixture and edge of the dish.
6.Bake for 1 hour; drain off any liquid. Serve with
lemon slices and leaves. Arrange as a border around the edge of the
7.Take a lemon slice, cut half way into lemon, twist it and place on
top with pimento strips under the twist of the lemon. Serve
the meal in wedges.