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Magic Mince

Quick and Easy Mince Meal

4

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

45 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

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Kathy Paterson

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.

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High Iron

Low Sodium

Low Fat

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Ingredients

Beef

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1, finely chopped onion

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1, finely chopped carrot

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1 stick, finely chopped celery stalk

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1, chopped garlic clove

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250g, wiped and sliced button mushrooms

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400g can chopped tomatoes in juice

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1 tbsp tomato paste

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2 cups beef stock

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4 sprigs fresh thyme

To serve

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toast wholemeal bread

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sour cream

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a small handful of parsley

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 mushrooms, tomatoes, tomato 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 (547g)

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

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Energy

1468 (350)kJ

Protein

37.6g

Total Fat

9.6g

Saturated Fat

4.2g

Carbs

25g

Sugars

6.2g

Sodium

638mg

Iron*

6.8mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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