This is quite a simple recipe but is easy to do in a matter of minutes. It is also quite sumptuous and filling with a combination of the necessary greens.

Things You Will Need

3 medium/large potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 pack (± 300-400 g) broccoli
2 t (10 ml) Ina Paarman's Green Onion Seasoning
2 T (30 ml) butter
2 T (30 ml) oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 pack (± 200-300 g) baby spinach
2 cups (500 ml) milk
2 T (30 ml) butter
4 T (60 ml) Ina Paarman's White Sauce Powder
4 T (60 ml) cold water

Step 1

Steps to follow:

- Boil or steam the cubed potato for 12 minutes.

-Add the broccoli, and cook the vegetables together for another 6 minutes until soft.

-Drain and season with Green Onion Seasoning.

-Sauté the onion in a butter/oil mixture in a deep saucepan until soft and aromatic.

-Place the well washed, baby spinach on top of the onion mixture - cover it with a lid and cook only for 5 minutes.

-Turn off the heat and leave to stand while making the white sauce.


-Measure the milk in a large measuring jug and add the butter.

-Microwave on high for 2-21/2 minutes until the milk boils.

-Mix the White Sauce Powder with the cold water.

-Return this mixture to the jug with boiling hot milk and whisk. It will thicken virtually straight away.


-Put all the vegetables into a food processor, add the sauce and chop to a smooth consistency.

-Taste for seasoning.

This vegetable dish re-heats really well in the microwave. It can be made the day before or frozen

This meal serves 8 people

Tips & Warnings

Ensure your dish does not overheat

Use a timer