Recipes

Pastry-less Pie

A healthier version of a kiwi school canteen favourite

Pastry-less Pie

Method

  1. Brown the mince in a hot frying pan.  Cook in batches.  Set aside.
  2. Add a little oil to frying pan, gently cook onion until tender but not brown, increase heat and stir in browned mince.
  3. Add baked beans, tomato paste and half cup water, stir to combine.
  4. Stir in frozen vegetables, heat gently until vegetables are thawed.
  5. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, drain well and mash with milk, cheese and chopped parsley, saving 1 tablespoon of cheese.
  6. Spoon meat and vegetable mixture into foil tins.  Top with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake at 190°C for 20-25 minutes until hot and golden.

$1.35 per serve as at Oct 2015

 

Portions

Ensure portion sizes are appropriate for the age of the children. Serve half the amount for younger children or a smaller portion.

Pastry-less Pie

To serve

To serve: 10

You need

  • 400g lean beef or chicken mince
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 4 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 420g can baked beans
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (peas, carrot, corn)
  • 1kg potatoes, peeled and cut into even size pieces
  • 1/3 cup trim milk
  • 80g grated tasty cheese
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped (optional)

Method

  1. Brown the mince in a hot frying pan.  Cook in batches.  Set aside.
  2. Add a little oil to frying pan, gently cook onion until tender but not brown, increase heat and stir in browned mince.
  3. Add baked beans, tomato paste and half cup water, stir to combine.
  4. Stir in frozen vegetables, heat gently until vegetables are thawed.
  5. Cook potatoes in boiling water until tender, drain well and mash with milk, cheese and chopped parsley, saving 1 tablespoon of cheese.
  6. Spoon meat and vegetable mixture into foil tins.  Top with mashed potatoes and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  7. Bake at 190°C for 20-25 minutes until hot and golden.

$1.35 per serve as at Oct 2015

 

Portions

Ensure portion sizes are appropriate for the age of the children. Serve half the amount for younger children or a smaller portion.

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