RECIPE: ROYCO® Great Value Packet Soup Adds Flavour To Stews


Stock up your kitchen with new ROYCO® Great Value Packet Soup this winter and make your hearty stews go further with enough flavour in every pack to last you a full month.


With these new bulk value packs, available in Brown Onion and a brand new flavour, Minestrone & Herbs, your stews and casseroles will be tastier than ever and your gravy thick and delicious.


Minestrone & Herbs offers a new take on the classic minestrone with a twist of added herbs for extra flavour, while Brown Onion, the ever-versatile kitchen favourite, will enrich any meal.


For even tastier results, ROYCO®    recommends combining Great Value Packet Soup with ROYCO® Stew Mix, another new product range available in a 200g pack. The Stew Mix dissolves easily guaranteeing lump free cooking with consistent flavour throughout the meal. Stew Mix for chicken has a slightly spicy kick that flavours the chicken perfectly, while Stew Mix for Beef adds a rich and beefy taste guaranteed to make any stew meaty and delicious.


ROYCO® Great Value Soup is available country-wide at around R11.99 per 200g pack, while the ROYCO® Stew Mix sells at a recommended price of R12.99.


Delicious Hearty Beef Stew

Preparation time: 30 minutes. Cooking time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Serves:  4 – 6


1 onion, chopped

25ml sunflower oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

500g beef cubes

1 cup carrots

1 cup of peas


200ml water

2 potatoes, peeled and quartered




  1. Fry onion and garlic in the heated oil until softened.
  2. Stir in the beef cubes and brown, add the carrots.
  3. Dissolve the GREAT VALUE SOUP with 200ml water and pour over the beef cubes.
  4. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, season to taste.
  5. Add potatoes & peas and cook for a further 20 minutes or until soft.



Author Info


Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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