Mince In A Pan Recipe

A pack of beef mince, turned into a fun pan-pie for any day of the week.


Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

25 minutes


Serves: 4-5

Recipe Ingredients

  • +- 600 g lean beef or ostrich mince
  • 1 slice white or brown bread
  • 1 medium onion
  • 8 ml dried parsley or Italian herbs
  • salt and pepper
  • ½ a 350 g can SPAR tomato, thyme and basil pasta sauce
  • 100 g SPAR grated cheddar cheese (250 ml)

Recipe Method

  1.  In a food processor, place the bread, onion, herbs, salt and pepper into the bowl and process until evenly chopped. Add the mince and mix again to combine well.
  2. Press this mixture into the greased base of a 23cm diameter frying pan.
  3. Cook on the medium heat setting for 10 minutes. Carefully pour off any surrounding juices using the pan lid to hold back the mince.
  4. Spread the tomato sauce over evenly, then any selected additional topping ingredients. Sprinkle over the grated cheese and cover with a well-fitting pan lid.
  5. Reduce to a low setting to cook for a further 15 minutes.
  6. Slice wedges to serve.

Hints & Tips

Add to the topping with SPAR diced bacon, sweet pepper slices, SPAR canned mushroom pieces, or use ideas from your favourite pizza toppings.