Serves 4


15 ml (1 tablespoon) oil
2 onions, sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 red pepper, finely diced
340g (2 cups) maize rice
1 litre (4 cups) hot vegetable stock
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 can (410g) KOO garden peas, drained
1 can (410g) green beans, drained
150g spinach, finely chopped
65ml (¼ cup) cream


1. Heat oil in a frying pan, sauté onions, garlic and red pepper
until soft. Add the maize rice and stir well.
2. Add a ladleful of stock, stirring continuously until it’s absorbed.
Repeat until the maize rice is cooked. Season with salt and
3. Stir in the peas, green beans, spinach and cream.
4. Spoon the maize rice into serving bowls. Serve on it’s own or
with roast chicken.