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How to cook granny's mince & tatties

My interpretation of my Granny's mince & tatties recipe AKA 'The Mince!'

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INGREDIENTS
Chop the carrots & onions into small pieces

Chop the carrots & onions into small pieces

Saut\u00e9 the onions & carrots slowly in the olive oil until the onions are soft - 15 mins or so.

Sauté the onions & carrots slowly in the olive oil until the onions are soft - 15 mins or so.

Remove the veg & set aside. Use same pan to brown the beef. (pop the kettle on at this point too!)

Remove the veg & set aside. Use same pan to brown the beef. (pop the kettle on at this point too!)

Once the mince is browned, put the veg back in the pot, add the garlic granules & stock. At this point I transfer to a slow cooker for a few hours, but you could leave to simmer on the hob for 30 mins

Once the mince is browned, put the veg back in the pot, add the garlic granules & stock. At this point I transfer to a slow cooker for a few hours, but you could leave to simmer on the hob for 30 mins

Peel the potatoes & boil until cooked.

Peel the potatoes & boil until cooked.

Ten minutes before serving add the frozen peas & stir.

Ten minutes before serving add the frozen peas & stir.

Just before serving mix 4 tsps of Bisto with 30ml cold water and add to the mince mixture to thicken it.

Just before serving mix 4 tsps of Bisto with 30ml cold water and add to the mince mixture to thicken it.

Mash (or rice) the potatoes with milk & butter. Season to taste. Serve with a good couple of spoons of mince & enjoy.

  • 400g lean steak mince
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 large onion
  • 2/3 handfuls of frozen peas
  • 600ml beef stock
  • A pinch of garlic granules
  • Original bisto powder - 4 tsp
  • Floury potatoes
  • Knob of butter
  • Dash of milk
  • 1tbsp olive oil