Savoury mince cobbler

PennyBy Penny    

September 26, 2015


500g minced beef

1 onion diced 2 garlic cloves grated

A couple of handfuls of frozen mixed veg

A few mushrooms sliced

1pt beef stock + extra as required

Salt and pepper

A good splash of Worcestershire sauce

1 tin of chopped tomatoes

1-2 tspns mixed herbs

1-2 tblspns tomato purée


125g plain flour

1tblspn baking powder

1 tspn salt

25g lard or butter

1-2 tspns mixed herbs

Milk to bind


1Heat a large pan and dry fry the mince until browned , remove and drain if needed

2Add a little oil to the pan and cook the onions and garlic until softened but not brown

3Add in the mushrooms and fry for about 5 minutes

4Add back in the mince and stir to combine

5Add the vegetables , seasoning and tomato puree , cook for 5 minutes

6Add in the stock tomatoes and seasoning allow to cook for at least 45minute

7Heat oven to 180C

8Make the cobbler by sifting the flour , salt and baking powder into a large bowl , add the herbs and stir through

9Add in the fat and mix to form fine breadcrumbs

10Add enough milk to form a dough roll out to 2 thick on a floured surface and cut into small rounds

11Arrange on top of the cobbler and place in the oven for about 15 minutes

12Serve with greens

13Can be frozen and the mince can be cooked for about 4 hours in a slow cooker but the cobbler needs to go in the oven

14You can add grated cheese or mustard or horseradish to your cobbler mix