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Mince - ideas?

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Jux Sat 25-Aug-18 14:45:57

Got mince thinking I'd do something 'interesting' with it (ie not bolognese, meatballs or burgers), and found myself empty.... I want to branch out, and it's just for 2 of us, and we'll give most things a go.

So, ideas please?

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moreismore Sat 25-Aug-18 14:49:06

Ottolenghi peppers stuffed with mince and rice (meant to be lamb mince but sure it would work!)
Chilli for tacos/ burritos

mumsiedarlingrevolta Sat 25-Aug-18 14:51:24

Just had the same dilemma-am doing this:

myrtleWilson Sat 25-Aug-18 14:58:38

normally I do it with lamb mince but lahmacun are delicious. I know lasagne doesn't sound very "branching out" but Ottolenghi porcini and pork lasagne is very good

beela Sat 25-Aug-18 15:11:00

I made this earlier in the week, was delish.

Heratnumber7 Sat 25-Aug-18 15:27:30

Stuffed peppers or tomatoes
Shepherds Pie

abitoflight Sat 25-Aug-18 15:31:24

Fry with onions and garlic. Add cinnamon and salt and pepper . Wilt a pack of spinach into it. Then stir through half a pack of crumbled feta
DC really liked this - from a Tesco magazine. Suggested to serve with baked sweet potatoes

Jux Sat 25-Aug-18 15:33:03

Brilliant! Thank you- I think I'll be trying all of those at some time grin

My brother (who will be the other eater) has just sent me these two links:
so I think the expectation is that I will do one of those. Probably the Turkish meatloaf as I have never had meatloaf in my life.

I wonder if those ingredients would work with beef mince, as it does say pork. I haven't got apricots or cashews; do you think prunes with beef instead of apricot, or not?

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Grumpbum123 Sat 25-Aug-18 15:37:55

Hits in our house

Nigella Meatzza
Greek lamb orzo
Hamburgers served between two Yorkshire puddings as the bun with roast potatoes

myrtleWilson Sat 25-Aug-18 15:41:42

I'd go with prunes with beef - I regularly cook this from Moro - beef and prune tagine - but with stewing beef not mince - but I'd transfer the prunes over to your recipe

HeyMacWey Sat 25-Aug-18 15:45:46

Kerman curry - normally with lamb mince but I'm sure it'd work with anything.

HeyMacWey Sat 25-Aug-18 15:46:04

Keema - bloody autocorrect

Jux Sat 25-Aug-18 20:01:35


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soloula Sat 25-Aug-18 21:48:56

Bobotie is good.

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