|Savoury Mince in Buns.
Preparation time 15 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
A nutritious and hearty meal, where butternut squash, spring onions and green peppers are added to minced meat and served in hamburger buns - but watch out ...it can get messy !!
2 tablespoons olive oil.
1 large green pepper, de seeded and chopped
6 spring onions trimmed and chopped
340g (12oz) butternut squash peeled and roughly chopped
450gms (1lb) minced beef, pork or turkey
400gm (14oz) canned chopped tomatoes
1-2 teaspoons brown sauce
60gm (2oz) saltanas
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 hamburger buns, cut in half
2 large carrots peeled halved and cut into long strips
4 sticks of celery washed.
1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and stir-fry the green pepper until it is just softened. Add the spring onions and squash and fry for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
2. Mix in the minced beef,pork or turkey and brown it for about five minutes, stirring occasionally, then stir in the tomatoes ,brown sauce, sultanas, orange juice,salt and some
pepper. Bring to the boil than reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the meat is cooked and the sauce is thick.
3 Flii the halved buns with the mixture and serve with the carrot strips and celery sticks.