Creamy Phuthu Pap & Mushroom Bake Recipe


Serves: 4 – 6 | Preparation Time: 25 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes

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!


  • 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.