Pauli’s Anytime Brinjal & Peppers Veggies & my Brinjal Blooper

Pauli’s Anytime Brinjal & Peppers Veggies & my Brinjal Blooper

Pauli’s Anytime Brinjal & Peppers Veggies

I must honestly tell you that Pauli’s sauces and veggies have become an absolute staple in Mamma’s house! Literally from breakfast to dinner, midnight snack and daytime snack, there is nothing you can’t do with their range. If you have followed me for a while, you would have noticed them pop up every now and then in my recipes.

There’s only one thing I really dislike eating and that is brinjal. As a child, the silly things grew in my back yard. Every day when I got home from school I had to water them (and the tomatoes and the rest of the veggie patch). I didn’t grow up in a house of cooks at all and the brinjal (silly eggplant) would be basically boiled and plopped on a plate for dinner. It actually made that exact sound… plop. It was awful!

Pauli’s Kitchen

Enter Pauli’s sauces! One lovely, sunny day in Jozi, I was fortunate enough to go over to the place where it all happens. The kitchen at Pauli’s is warm and inviting, your senses tingle with the smells of spices and freshly chopped chillies and brightly coloured vegetables. The place has a glow about it – not only from the heat of the chillies, mind you!

A whole spread was laid out and we chatted over breads and cheese, the whole range of sauces and veggies. Inevitably I was reintroduced to the brinjal in a few different forms. At first, not wanting to say I can’t stand the offensive little eggplant, I took a teeny weeny little forkful… hang on a minute… I had to go back for another little forkful!

pauli's sauces

Happily, I could then tell them about my brinjal issues and how I never ever would have picked up that bottle before! I could honestly declare myself converted! The only disclaimer is that I will only eat brinjals if they come in a Pauli’s bottle. I’m still nervous of brinjals in their natural form.

Since then, Pauli’s have become a MammaChef Jozi blog sponsor, an HR business client and more importantly a friend and an inspiration. Every so often, I will be featuring some dinner inspiration with Pauli’s sauces. You can find their stockists here and also have a peek at their fantastic website, gifts, recipes etc. Of course you can drop me an email with your order and I’ll make sure that the good stuff gets to you asap!

Here’s the Meat Free Monday recipe from their very own recipe book, featuring Pauli’s delicious (and I really mean that) brinjal & peppers!

Pauli’s Anytime Brinjal & Peppers Veggies

10 minutes

25 minutes

35 minutes

Category: Meat Free Mondays

Cuisine: Vegetarian


Pauli’s Anytime Brinjal & Peppers Veggies

A quick, healthy Meat Free Monday meal packed with nutritious vegetables. Pauli's Anytime Brinjal & Peppers is a fantastic taste addition! Find stockists at

Pauli's Food is a proud sponsor of MammaChef Jozi recipes.


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 8 tbsp olive oil
  • 260g broccoli
  • 200g yellow patty pans
  • 260g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 260g mushrooms
  • 8 forkfuls Pauli's Anytime Brinjal & Peppers
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese


  • Pre-heat oven to 180 C.
  • Roughly chop all the veggies into chunks.
  • Add the butter & 2 tbsp olive oil into a flat oven dish.
  • Place the dish into the oven for about 30 seconds to melt the butter.
  • Remove from the oven & add all the vegetables to the dish.
  • Add the Anytime Brinjal & Peppers & mix together.
  • Drizzle the remaining olive oil over the veggie mixture.
  • Season with salt & pepper.
  • Bake for about 20 - 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.
  • Ideal as a meat free main with ciabatta bread, or as a side with meat of your choice.

Posted on: January 21, 2018mammachefjozi

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