Jan Braai's Boerewors Pasta

Jan Braai's Boerewors Pasta

Total Time: 40 Minutes

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 Minutes

Servings: 2 - 4 People

Suitable For: Midweek dinner


This is an easy dish to prepare in the week for your family. Use Jan Braai’s boerewors for this creamy, cheesy, braaied pasta.

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1 packet good quality boerewors

Olive oil

125 ml (1/2 cup) white wine

1 onion, chopped

1 apple, cored and chopped into small blocks

1 teaspoon fennel seeds

2 garlic cloves, chopped and crushed

1 teaspoon chilli flakes

1 tot butter

2 cups cooked shell pasta

Chopped parsley, for garnish

125 ml parmesan or white cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Remove the boerewors from the casing and braai in a fireproof pan over very high heat in a bit of olive oil. When the boerewors is brown and there is a few crispy sides, add the white wine and let this simmer for a few minutes
  2. Now in your potjie, fry the onion and apple in your potjie until soft, add the garlic and fennel seeds, and butter.
  3. Add the boerewors to your potjie and fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the pasta and a bit of water and mix and stir it all together.
  5. Add the chilli flakes, parsley and cheese and serve straight from the potjie to your guests.


Tip 01 Tip 01

You can use any type of pasta.

Tip 02 Tip 02

Swap out the apple for chutney or even apricot jam.

Tip 03 Tip 03

Keep your eye on the pasta as it cooks. Once the pasta has a little speck of solid white in the middle, then you know it’s ‘al dente’