So, Bobotie (bow bow tee) is a traditional South African dish.

This dish is nothing like it.

Apparently, I find it impossible to follow a recipe.


I wish this dish looked as good as it tastes.


1 cup dry kamut, cooked
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 tbsp curry powder
1 lb ground round
8 dried apricots, soaked and chopped
salt and pepper, to taste
1 1/2 c veggie stock
1/3 c apricot jam
1/3 almond butter
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 c sliced almonds, toasted

  • Saute onions on low until soft.  Add curry and stir to coat.
  • In a separate bowl, combine stock, jam, s&p, almond butter and lemon juice.  Blend well.
  • Add apricots and stock mix to onion mix, cover and heat through.
  • Stir in cooked kamut, sprinkle with almonds and serve.

Serves 6-8

This stuff is SO FILLING.  Half a cup and you’re totally satisfied.

Oh, and the kamut takes FOREVER to cook.  ~40 minutes if you’ve soaked it overnight, 1 1/2 hours if not.  If you’ve not got the patience or the time, substitute with your favourite whole grain.


About Angela

My name is Angela. I am a 28 year old psych and criminology graduate, but I'd rather not diagnose you. I am a cuddle-slut. I can recite the entire script of The Princess Bride, (including accents) and believe that the meaning of life is contained within. Polyanna, Snap.com commercials, and Oprah 'reunion shows' make me cry. I can whistle and hum at the same time, but I cannot touch my toes. I am an expert in both listening and talking. I look good in orange. I am a writer. I kick ass in Gin, Hearts, and Cribbage but I don't understand Canasta or Bridge. I can be heard singing Broadway numbers from my shower, and have dressed up as a viking princess, (complete with aluminum foil breast plate) The Phantom of the Opera, and a Ghostbuster for Hallowe'en. I have a bird named Bean. I have a brother named Adam. They are not related. I like vanilla body lotion, peanut butter, saunas, Jim Carrey, broccoli, pets, TheOnion.com, Muppets, Kevin Smith, Corelle dishes, dry erase white-boards, Barenaked Ladies, Philosophy, the letter J, Harry Potter, picture frames, swimming, quilting, Michael Moore, genealogy, Raggedy Anne, tacky 50's tchotchke, 'Idiot's Complete Guide To' books, tweezers, feather pillows, polar dips, aquariums, Martin Luther King Jr., and Dr. Pepper. I don't like meat, gossips, cooked carrots, American Idol, mosquitoes, sweating, politics, public washrooms, tardiness, tuition, hunting, pat answers, pick up lines, brown bananas, cliches, pine scented air freshener, Kevin Costner, bacon, candied apples, pro-wrestling, humidity, and hypocrisy. Books I've read recently The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Dark Tower, When Nietzsche Wept, What's So Amazing About Grace?, Catcher in the Rye, Not Wanted On the Voyage, The Red Tent, The Little Prince, The Way the Crow Flies, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Poisonwood Bible, The Fall, The Knot of Vipers, Calculating God, The Chrysalids, Sick Puppy, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Franny and Zooey, The Brothers Karamazov, and jPod. I am slightly neurotic. No I'm not. Yes I am.

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