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Budget Friendly Magic Mince

Quick and Easy Mince Meal

4

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

45 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Versatile, quick and delicious, mince is a Kiwi favourite. Easy to whip up for a variety of different meals, this is a recipe to always keep on hand.
This recipe is based on Kathy Paterson's original Magic Mince recipe.

Versatile, quick and delicious, mince is a Kiwi favourite. Easy to whip up for a variety of different meals, this is a recipe to always keep on hand. This recipe is based on Kathy Paterson's original Magic Mince recipe.

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Ingredients

Beef

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 onion

finely chopped

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2 carrots

grated

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2 celery stalks

finely chopped

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1 garlic clove

finely chopped

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400g chopped tomatoes

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3 tbsp tomato sauce

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2 cups beef stock

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1 tsp dried thyme

To serve

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wholemeal bread

toasted

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sour cream

optional

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a small handful of parsley

optional

Method

To Make Mince

To Serve

1

Heat a dash of oil in a heavy-based saucepan over a medium-high heat and add the beef mince.

2

Brown mince, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up the meat, then transfer to a bowl.

3

Add another dash of oil to the saucepan and add the onion, carrot, celery and garlic and cook until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes.

4

Return mince to the saucepan.

5

Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce or paste, stock and thyme.

6

Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer mince for 45 minutes.

7

Stir mince from time to time and taste for seasoning.

8

Remove lid towards the end of the cooking time if you need to thicken the mince a little.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (484g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1191 (284)kJ

Protein

29.8g

Total Fat

12.0g

Saturated Fat

2.6g

Carbs

12.2g

Sugars

11.6g

Sodium

422mg

Iron*

4.5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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