PAP AND BAKED BEAN POT PIES

Serves 6

Ingredients

15ml (1 tablespoon) sunflower oil
1 onion, finely chopped
10ml (2 teaspoons) crushed garlic
1 brinjal, diced
1 red pepper, diced
2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 can (410g) KOO baked beans
15ml (1 tablespoon) chopped fresh basil, plus extra leaves to serve
Cheesy Pap:
750ml (3 cups) water
250ml (1 cup) ACE QUICK COOK MAIZE MEAL
50g butter
100g (1 cup) grated mozzarella cheese

Method

1. Heat oil in a frying pan, sauté onion and garlic until soft. Add
brinjal, red pepper and tomato, cook for 5 minutes, until
vegetables are soft. Season well with salt and freshly ground
black pepper.
2. Add baked beans and basil, stir to combine and heat
through.
3. To make cheesy pap, place water in a large saucepan and
bring to the boil. Add ACE Quick Cook Maize Meal gradually,
whisking constantly.
4. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly with a wooden
spoon, for 5 minutes or until the mixture thickens and the
pap is soft. Add butter and cheese and stir until melted and
smooth.
5. Preheat grill on medium. Divide vegetable mixture between
six 1 cup ramekins or ovenproof bowls. Top with a layer of
pap. Place ramekins on a baking tray and cook under the
grill for 10 minutes, until golden. Garnish with extra basil.