GEORGIA’S Waterblommetjie Bake
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Cooking Time
45 Minutes

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  • PIE:
  • Cooking oil 2 Tbsp (30 ml)
  • Medium onion, chopped 1
  • Garlic clove, finely chopped 1
  • Waterblommetjies 1 can (410 g)
  • Vegetable stock 1⁄4 cup (60 ml)
  • Tomato paste 2 tsp (10 ml)
  • Lemon juice 1 tsp (5 ml)
  • Lucky Star Sardines in Vegetable Oil 2 tins (120 g each)
  • Potatoes 500 g
  • Milk 1⁄4 cup (60 ml)
  • Butter 1 Tbsp (15 ml)
  • Nutmeg to taste
  • Cheddar cheese, grated 1⁄4 cup (60 ml)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. PIE:
  2. Preheat the oven to 180°C. In a medium saucepan, fry the onion and garlic in the heated oil until soft.
  3. Add small quantities of the waterblommetjies at a time and brown.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and season well with salt and pepper.
  5. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes. Cover and set aside.
  7. Boil the potatoes in salted water until soft and cooked, remove the skins and mash.
  8. Add the milk, butter, nutmeg and add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Spoon the pie filling into a prepared oven dish and place the sardines on top of the waterblommetjie mixture.
  10. Spread the potato mixture evenly on top of the sardines mixture and top with grated cheese.
  11. Bake for 30 minutes or until the topping is just brown. Serve with a salad.


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