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Mince Baskets

Simple Mince Dinner Recipe for Kids

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Serves

30 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Suitable for toddlers. For children aged 1-13 years, a 100g serving of lean beef or lamb mince provides at least 20% of the average recommended daily intake of iron.

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Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 tbsp canola oil

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1, peeled and chopped onion

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2 tbsp tomato puree

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420g pasta sauce

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1 tsp mixed herbs

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8 slices, crusts removed wheatmeal bread

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4 cherry tomatoes

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1/2 cup, grated cheese

Method

To Make Baskets

1

Heat the oil in a frying pan, and cook the onion gently for 5-6 minutes, until tender.

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Add the mince, breaking up with the back of a spoon to form small pieces until cooked thoroughly and no longer pink.

3

Stir in tomato purée, pasta sauce and herbs.

4

Bring to the boil and simmer gently for 30 minutes until reduced and thick, but still moist. Set aside.

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Line greased muffin tins with slices of fresh bread (crusts removed).

6

Sandwich bread is best.

7

If using toast bread, roll it out and flatten the bread first.

8

Fill each with some of the mince mixture and top with a slice of tomato and a little grated cheese.

9

Bake at 200°C for 10-15 minutes until golden brown.

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Serve with a green salad or seasonal vegetables.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (403g)

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

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Energy

2079 (496)kJ

Protein

42.2g

Total Fat

18.1g

Saturated Fat

6.8g

Carbs

38.4g

Sugars

16.7g

Sodium

984mg

Iron*

6.7mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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