The creamiest mielies

This is a tasty accompaniment that can be enjoyed with any meal.
recipe, mielies, side dishes,vegetables
Image by:
Recipe from: 19 February 2016
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 15 min


  • 30
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 30
  • 5
    mustard powder
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 125
  • 125
  • 125
    chicken stock
  • 750
    mielie kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • handful
    of parsley, chopped
Servings: Change Serving


Melt the butter in a saucepan and sauté the onion until soft and shiny. Add the flour, mustard, salt, black pepper and nutmeg and stir until mixed. Add the milk and chicken stock and stir with a wire whisk until smooth. Stir until thickened. Add the mealie kernels and allow to simmer for a few minutes.

Add the parsley and serve.

Word and image: Home magazine

To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.


Read more on: mielies  |  recipe  |  vegetables  |  side dishes


Chicken and chorizo kebabs

2011-09-23 14:21 publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

Softening pears
Some pears come to market rock hard, but if left at room temperature they will soften. Tucking them into a sealed paper bag with a banana speeds the process.

Find a recipe


We're talking about ...

Delicious breakfasts
Whip up quick, tasty meals that feed your imagination.


Review: Three Wise Monkeys in Sea Point

We try some ramen and poké bowls at Sea Point's newest Asian go-to.

  • Cubana (Claremont)
    The food was excellent. The service was shocking, management apathetic and the ambien...
  • Rcaffé restaurant
    Don't bother eating there. I have had it with the attitude. I don't like the fact t...

Find a restaurant

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.