Tasty Samp and Beans

Tasty Samp and Beans

Enjoy this traditional South African classic with a side of chakalaka or by itself. For best results ensure you soak beans overnight.

Robertsons - Website Banners & Assets

Prep Time: 10

Robertsons - Website Banners & Assets

Cook Time: 125

Robertsons - Website Banners & Assets

Serves: 6

Robertsons - Website Banners & Assets

Difficulty: easy

AddThis is disabled because of cookie consent



  • 2 cups samp and beans washed and soaked overnight
  • 15 ml cooking oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 1 tbsp Rajah Mild & Spicy curry powder
  • 1 tbsp Robertsons Steak & Chops Spice
  • 1 Knorrox beef stock cube


  1. Drain the samp and bean mix (after soaking overnight) and place it in a large pot covered with clean water.

  2. Leave it to simmer slowly until nearly soft, checking it every 30 minutes.

  3. Add more water when necessary and stir it frequently.

  4. Allow to simmer until soft.

  5. In a pot, fry the onion and green pepper in oil until soft.

  6. Add the Rajah Mild & Spicy Curry Powder and Robertsons Steak & Chop Spice, fry it for 1 minute.

  7. Stir continuously.

  8. Add the boiled samp and beans, Knorrox Beef Stock Cube and a little water.

  9. Allow to simmer slowly until the water has evaporated, stirring occasionally. The samp and beans should have a nice creamy, soft texture.

  10. Serve with curry, chakalaka or on its own.