Feed Your Family The Cookbook

Slow Cooker Mince

An economical filling dinner

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time6 hrsTotal Time6 hrs 10 mins

 500 g Minced beef
 1 Onion chopped
 1 Leek chopped
 2 Carrots chopped or grated
 200 g Mushrooms chopped
 2 Garlic cloves crushed
 80 g Porridge oats
 2 Beef stock cubes
 200 ml Water
 ½ tsp Mixed herbs
 1 tbsp Oil
 1 tbsp Cornflour

1

Fry the onion,leek,garlic and herbs gently for 5mns then tip into the slow cooker

2

Fry the beef mince in the frying pan for 5 mns till browned,adding the mushrooms and continue to fry for a few mns

3

Drain the mince and add the cornflour, fry for 2 mns then add to the slow cooker .Add in the carrots and oats then stir to combine everything

4

Crumble over the stock cubes or just add them ,pour over the water and mix

5

Put lid on and cook on low for 6hrs

6

This is a great base for loads of dishes
Tip- add tomato paste or tinned tomatoes and chilli powder for a midweek chilli
Tip- add any veg you need to use up
Tip- add dumplings or top with mash for a more filling dish.
Tip- add a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce for added flavour

Ingredients

 500 g Minced beef
 1 Onion chopped
 1 Leek chopped
 2 Carrots chopped or grated
 200 g Mushrooms chopped
 2 Garlic cloves crushed
 80 g Porridge oats
 2 Beef stock cubes
 200 ml Water
 ½ tsp Mixed herbs
 1 tbsp Oil
 1 tbsp Cornflour

Directions

1

Fry the onion,leek,garlic and herbs gently for 5mns then tip into the slow cooker

2

Fry the beef mince in the frying pan for 5 mns till browned,adding the mushrooms and continue to fry for a few mns

3

Drain the mince and add the cornflour, fry for 2 mns then add to the slow cooker .Add in the carrots and oats then stir to combine everything

4

Crumble over the stock cubes or just add them ,pour over the water and mix

5

Put lid on and cook on low for 6hrs

6

This is a great base for loads of dishes
Tip- add tomato paste or tinned tomatoes and chilli powder for a midweek chilli
Tip- add any veg you need to use up
Tip- add dumplings or top with mash for a more filling dish.
Tip- add a few dashes of Worcestershire sauce for added flavour

Slow Cooker Mince

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