Mince it up, 3 ways!

When it comes to finding food that’s affordable and super versatile, it’s hard to beat mince. It goes with everything and helps those weeknight meals go the extra mile. It’s great for feeding the whole family and is generally popular with children everywhere. Try these great recipes for extending your mince repertoire and the kids will never want to leave the dinner table.

Beef Nachos

Beef Nachos are loved by families all over New Zealand, especially kids who like to eat with their hands! It makes for an easy weeknight meal that can be whipped up in a matter of minutes. And, if you’ve got any mince leftover, there’s plenty you can do with it – Have a look at our Kitchen Hack on how to use up left over mince.

Curried Mince with Cabbage and Rice

This curried mince recipe is deliciously fragrant and a totally different way to use your mince. It’s prepped and cooked in half an hour and is a great way to sneak in a few of those veges the kids might not normally eat – cabbage and peas. And while it says to serve with rice, it’s also great on toast the next morning!

Glazed Meatball Bake

Here’s an idea – this recipe is so simple that you could teach the kids and they could make it for you next time (with supervision of course!). You can easily make your own variations on this one too, change out the veges and jazz up the meatballs with some herbs and spices – cumin, coriander and thyme are a great start.

So, there you have it. Three new ways to spice up your mid-week dinners while feeding four for just fifteen dollars.