Beef Boerewors and Macaroni with Basil and Chili

Beef Boerewors and Macaroni with Basil and Chili

Nothing beats the taste of beef boerewors, served with macaroni and cheese this dinner is a real treat for the kids.

  • Recipe serves:1
  • Preparation time10 min
  • Cooking time25 min


  • Beef boerewors, skinned
  • ½ an onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 – 3 dried chilies. (optional)
  • Half bunch basil, plucked off the stalk
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 60 g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tsp. royco
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 80 g macaroni pasta
  • Salt and pepper


  • After taking off the skin from the boerewors, cut into chunky pieces. Set aside.
  • In a large enough pot, bring some water to boiling point, add some salt and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Cook the macaroni according to the instructions on the packet. (about 7 minutes)
  • Once cooked to al dente, take out and run under cold water. Set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbsp. oil in a large frying pan under medium high heat. Place the boerewors into the pan and brown well. Take out and set aside.
  • In the same pan, toss in the onion and garlic. Cook for about 1 minute then add the chili flakes.
  • Put the boerewors back into the pan, add the royco, whole basil, and cherry tomatoes. Toss for a further 2 minutes then add the macaroni and the rest of the olive oil.
  • Mix well until everything is incorporated. Season well with salt and pepper. Serve immediately and sprinkle the parmesan cheese on top.