Savoury Mince & Veggies

Savoury Mince & Veggies

A great meal to make in the Winter months, nothing beats a warming stew!

This is packed full of veggies and can also be done in a slow cooker.


Savoury Mince and Veggies

Serves 2


half tsp olive oil

250g of minced lean beef **Swap for Quorn mince for veggie option

1 large onion chopped

half a small swede or 2 turnips cut into small chunks

1 large potato cut into 3cm chunks

4 carrots cut into 2cm chunks

1 leek chopped

2 beef oxo cubes

Enough boiling water to cover veg

2-3tbsp bisto gravy granules

*You can add any other veggies you have in the fridge to this too if you want too.

**This can also be done in the slow cooker just follow step 1 and then add all the other ingredients except the gravy unto the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-7 hours, then follow step 5.


  1. Heat a large pan and add the beef mince, cook until all pink colour gone and the fat has all come out, drain in a colander and press out any excess fat. Leave to one side.
  2. In the same pan add the olive oil then the onion and cook for a few mins until softened
  3. Add the mince back in and the potato, carrots and leek, stir well, crumble in the oxo cubes and mix well.
  4. Pour over the water and mix well, leave to cook for around 30 mins or until all veg etc is cooked right through.
  5. mix the bisto with a little boiling water to make a paste and add it to the mince, mix well this should thicken it up a bit. Serve.

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