Savoury mince

Savoury mince


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 600g beef mince
  • 1 large carrot, peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 x 400g cans crushed tomatoes



  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until onion is soft.
  2. Add mince. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up mince, for 15 minutes or until browned.
  3. Add carrot. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomato paste. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add crushed tomatoes. Increase heat to high. Bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes or until sauce thickens. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Can be used to make a very delicious Savoury mince eggplant bake.
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