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3 things to do with... mince

Chef Caro gives you some old favourites and some new ones to try.

by: Caro de Waal | 18 Aug 2010

Ah, one of the most versatile of basics that is always welcome on the table.

A large batch of freezer basic mince should be on hand at all times to make things like baked potatoes, the always-satisfying spaghetti bolognaise and a bit of mummy-hugging cottage pie. But what else can you do with mince?

How about…

Italian meatballs 

Italian meatballs, what better? Lovely meaty rounds snuggled into a tasty tomato sauce - hmmm...

Make sure to make extras as there will be clean plates and 'more please’, guaranteed.

To see the recipe click here…

Mince and butternut rotis

So deliciously simple, you can’t go wrong with these rolls of yum. Why not let your imagination go wild and add ingredients that you like best?

To see the recipe click here…


The ever popular spiced mince dish. Served with chutney and sambals, it's always a crowd-pleaser and great for leftovers too.

Try the fabulous Evita Bezuidenhout’s recipe here… 

- Caro de Waal

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