Mince and vegetable bake

Mince to the rescue! A quick and tasty dinner idea.
 
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Recipe from: 16 October 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 50 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 400
    g
    beef mince
  • 400
    g
    pork mince
  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 1
    Tbs
    butter
  • 2
    Tbs
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 3
    leeks, chopped
  • 1
    large carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1
    large potato, peeled and diced
  • 50
    g
    sachet tomato paste
  • 400
    g
    tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2
    cup
    beef stock
  • 1
    Tbs
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 1
    Tbs
    brown sugar
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 10
    g
    chopped parsley
  • 4
    thick slices stale ciabatta bread, cut into cubes
  • 2
    Tbs
    butter, melted
  • 2
    Tbs
    chopped fresh marjoram
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Preheat oven to 180°C.

Mix together beef and pork mince. In an oven-proof pot, heat oil, add mince and brown in batches. Remove and set aside.

Heat the butter in the same pan, add the garlic, leeks, carrot and potato and sauté until golden. Return mince to pan.

Add tomato paste, tinned tomato, beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves and sugar. Season well and stir. Simmer until sauce has thickened. Stir through chopped parsley.

Toss bread with melted butter and marjoram. Scatter over mince mixture.

Bake for 20–30 minutes or until golden brown.

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