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South African Chakalaka 🍛

Updated: Sep 7, 2022

This is my FAVORITE South African dish and it's very easy to make!!! You won't be able to stop making yummy noises while eating this:) Watch us make this recipe LIVE at our Free Plant-Based Cooking Class!👩‍🍳


  • 5 oz onions

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled

  • 2 carrots

  • 1 green bell pepper

  • 2 fresh green chilies, de-seeded

  • 1 oz olive oil

  • 2 oz tomato paste (no salt added)

  • 1 tsp paprika

  • 1 tbsp curry powder

  • 1 ripe tomato, cut into pieces (3 cm)

  • 2 pinches ground black pepper

  • 15 oz can of baked beans (with sauce)

  • optional sides: bread or rice


Easy Vegan Recipe:

  1. In my robot chef or in a food chopper, finely chop the garlic, onions, ginger, carrots, bell pepper and chillies.

  2. If not using my robot chef transfer to pot on stove and add olive oil, tomato paste, paprika, & curry powder then cook approx. 5 min/212°F.

  3. Add tomato & black pepper then cook approx. 15 min/212°F.

  4. Add baked beans and cook approx. 3 min/212°F. Serve warm or cold with optional sides.

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Thanks to my robot chef for this awesome recipe, schedule a free demo here. If you try this recipe, like, comment, or post a photo below. 💚 We love hearing your feedback and seeing your photos:) 📸Tag us on social @VeginnerCooking and we will repost!

Looking forward to chatting with you at our next live cook-along! Invite anyone who wants to eat healthier or learn some delicious plant-based meals.👩‍🍳 To get a reminder before we go live, RSVP here. I give away a free pair of "Inspiration Earrings" ✨ at every class!

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