Easy recipes for the whole family 2


One of the toughest things for some moms are to get their families to eat their vegetables. Chef Suné Niemand shares these lifesaver recipes, especially if you are pressed for time.

Curry and basil pork stir fry
Serves 4

600g pork fillet, thinly sliced (or pork stir fry from Checkers butchery)
30ml curry paste (this can be made or bought ready-made)
30ml cooking oil
200g chopped fresh pineapple (can be substituted with lychees)
1 red onion, cut into thin wedges
250g green beans, topped
250g cherry tomatoes, halved
30ml lemon juice
15ml brown sugar

Basil leaves (basil may not be in season, but can be found in shops, however, you can also substitute with rocket leaves)


  1. Pork and curry paste in bowl – stir to coat.
  2. Heat a pan/wok over high heat – add oil.
  3. Add pork in batches and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Stir fry pineapple for 1 minute to caramelise, remove and do the same with the rest of the vegetables (add more oil if necessary and a little water for the beans),eturn pork and pineapple to pan/wok, toss together.
  5. Add lime juice, sugar and basil – give final stir, season and serve with rice.