Baby marrows are very versatile and quick to cook. Serve them as a side dish with chicken, lamb or beef.

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Baby Marrow Recipe

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine South African
Servings 4
Calories 70 kcal


  • 250 g baby marrows sliced in rings about ½cm thick
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • ¼ tsp mixed herbs
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the butter and oil in a pan.
  • Fry the onion until soft.
  • Add the baby marrows and fry for another 3 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and fry until they are soft and the cubes lose shape,
  • The baby marrows must be tender.
  • Add salt and pepper and herbs.


Calories: 70kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 2gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 14mgPotassium: 400mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 595IUVitamin C: 28mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg
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