MEATBALLS and Jollof Rice

Omamo Binitie

  Great quality beef can go a long way and, when making our meatball recipe, it not only retains its own delicious flavour but imparts its goodness into the heat of the sauce too, making this the perfect comfort recipe. Ingredients 500g minced beef 100g white breadcrumbs, soaked with 250ml milk  1 large egg, beaten  1 teaspoon salt  ¼ teaspoon black pepper  2 garlic cloves, minced  2 teaspoons paprika  3 tbsp parsley, chopped  3 tbsp coriander, chopped  2 spring onions, finely chopped  3tbsp vegetable oil  1 onion, diced  400g passata  1 red pepper, diced  1 tablespoon ginger  3 garlic cloves,...

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Jollof Rice with PEANUT STEW

Omamo Binitie

Peanut stew, cooked and served with juicy chicken thighs is a high-protein dish that delivers an amazing taste. The richness of the peanut butter complements the chicken and balances the rich spice with mouth-watering flavours.  Ingredients 4tbsp oil  6-8 chicken thighs  200g tomato passata  1 medium onion chopped  4 garlic cloves  ½ teaspoon ginger chopped  10g parsley  1 teaspoon paprika  150g peanut butter  500ml chicken stock  1 teaspoon chicken bouillon optional   1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper  Salt and pepper to taste  6-8 spring onions, finely sliced  50g peanuts, roasted and chopped  Instructions Season chicken with salt and pepper, then set aside. ...

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Turkey and Coconut Curry Served with Varofoods Jollof Rice

Omamo Binitie

This winter-warmer recipe is perfect for overcoming that Christmas Day hangover. With simple but fresh ingredients, we'll have you refuelled and back in front of the telly in no time! Ingredients: 3 cloves of garlic 1 thumb sized ginger 1/2 scotched bonnet 4tbsp palm or canola oil 1 medium onion (chopped) ½ medium green bell pepper (chopped) ½ medium red bell pepper (chopped) 2 Tbsp organic tomato paste 2tbsp curry powder 400ml can of coconut milk 500ml chicken stock 400-500g cooked turkey, shredded or diced 100g baby spinach 2 sticks of spring onions Small handful of coriander Instructions: Blitz the garlic,...

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Traditional Jollof Rice with Peppered Chicken and Fried Plantain!

Omamo Binitie
How to serve Jollof Rice the ‘Traditional Way’ in Just 10-15mins (only possible with our Varo jollof rice, of course).
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Surf ‘n’ Turf Recipe Served With Authentic Jollof Rice

Omamo Binitie

So, I sent my good friend Chef Scott a couple of cases of Jollof Rice. Scott is a talented young chef, based in sunny Durban, South Africa. He got a few friends round and whipped up and impressive Jollof feast!

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