About this recipe:This beef mince hotpot is cheap, tasty and satisfying! To mix it up, try adding other veg like sweet corn or broccoli or a half tin of baked beans. Try with lamb or turkey mince or Quorn® for vegetarians. Top with cheese.
50g to 100g grated cheese of your choice (optional)
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Method Prep:20min › Ready in:20min
Warm a little oil in a wok over a medium heat then add the beef mince and brown, breaking apart with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink. Add the carrots, peas, mushrooms and onion and cook and stir for 5 minutes.
Sprinkle in the gravy granules then pour over the boiling water. Bring to a simmer for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Transfer the mince to an ovenproof baking dish.
Bring a saucepan of water to the boil then add the new potatoes, halving if they are large, and cook for 10 minutes until tender. Drain and allow to cool before slicing.
Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
Top the mince with sliced potatoes and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with grated cheese, if using.
Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes until the potatoes are golden brown and the cheese, if using, has melted. Remove from the oven and enjoy!
Good evening everyone. Made this for dinner tonight. Kept to Diane's recipe but added sliced courgettes and garlic. The Boss was not favourable saying she thought it needed longer cooking time. I thought it was lovely but watery. Will review these points next time. I will cook it again. - 17 Nov 2016