Simple slow cooker mince stew

    4 hours 10 min

    This mince stew is simple and delicious as-is, but it is also great as a base recipe to which you can add your favourite herbs and spices. You could also add some chopped carrot, leek, mushroom, etc. Serve with rice or mash. Leftovers are nice to use to make pies.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 600g minced beef
    • 125ml water
    • 1 teaspoon stock granules
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • sprig of thyme

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:4hr  ›  Ready in:4hr10min 

    1. Heat oil in frying pan. Brown the onion and the garlic for 5-10 minutes over low heat, then place in the slow cooker.
    2. Turn the heat up and brown the mince in the frying pan.
    3. Add the rest of the ingredients and transfer to the slow cooker.
    4. Cook on High for 2 hours then turn down to Low for 2 more hours or longer.

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     -  15 Mar 2011


    this was really tasty, i added some cabbage,did some mash with loads of crispy cheese on top.  -  15 Mar 2011


    Absolutely gorgeous! Tasted just like my Grandma's did when I was a kid. Making it again tomorrow  -  08 Nov 2014