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Tasty Mince with Creamy Mozzarella & Basil Parcels

Adorable Mozzarella Mince Parcels Recipe

4 - 6

Serves

25 mins

Prep Time

20 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

Warm up a winters evening with these tasty mince parcels, the beautiful mix of mozzarella and basil is hard to turn down

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Mince,

Dinner,

Lunch,

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 onion

finely chopped

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1 garlic clove

crushed and chopped

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2 tbsp tomato paste

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400g can chopped tomatoes

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1 cup beef stock

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1 tsp white sugar

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1 punnet cherry tomato

halved

Mozzarella parcels

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1 packet dumpling wrappers

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200g mozzarella cheese

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1 bunch basil leaves

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1 egg

lightly whisked

To serve

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basil leaves

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50g Parmesan cheese

shaved

Method

To Make Sauce

To Make Parcels

To Serve

1

Heat a little oil in a large frying pan over a very high heat.

2

When the pan is piping hot, add the mince and break it up quickly with a wooden spoon.

3

Stir it for a few minutes until brown all over. Transfer to a bowl, cool slightly then drain off and discard any fat.

4

Wipe out the mince pan and turn the heat down to medium.

5

Add another tablespoon of oil, the onion and garlic. Stir for 5 minutes until soft and translucent.

6

Add the tomato paste, canned tomatoes, stock and sugar. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until it becomes a pasta sauce consistency.

7

Season to taste. Add the cherry tomatoes (if using) and simmer for another few minutes.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (373g)

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

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Energy

1754 (419)kJ

Protein

41g

Total Fat

17.7g

Saturated Fat

8.5g

Carbs

23.4g

Sugars

5.5g

Sodium

496mg

Iron*

4.9mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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