Mince Pie Filling

11:25 am on 25 July 2011


1 tablespoon olive oil
500g beef mince
1 small onion, diced
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tins diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon Italian herb mix
250ml beef stock
Salt & pepper to taste


In a heavy frypan, heat the olive oil and sauté the beef mince until brown.

Add onion and garlic and fry for 3 minutes. Add beef stock and cook for 4 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients, check seasoning then add salt & pepper to taste.

Put a lid on the frypan and simmer for 20 minutes.

John Hawkesby’s wine recommendation

Coopers Creek Huapai 'The Clays' 2009

Bordeaux Blend
Selaks Hawkes Bay Merlot Cabernet 2009

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