Mince Hot Pot

This is a great way of stretching a pack of mince! By adding the potatoes, carrots & peas not only are you making it go further but it's good for the family too!!


Serves 4 Approx 77p per person

Prep time 20 minutes Cooking time 25-30 minutes 

Level 🍴🍴



  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled & chopped
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 large tin peeled potatoes
  • 500g minced beef
  • 2 beef stock cubes, the crumbly kind
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 75g frozen peas

Boil the kettle.

In a large frying pan over a medium heat brown the mince in batches then transfer to a large saucepan.

Add about 1½ tbsp oil to the frying pan & cook the carrots for 5 minutes then add the onion & cook for 2 minutes then sprinkle over the parsley & stir well. Cook until the onion is soft. Add the carrot & onion to the mince.

Crumble the stock cubes over the mince & veg then pour over enough boiling water to cover. Bring to a gentle simmer & allow to cook for 10 minutes.

Add the Worcestershire sauce & salt & pepper to taste then simmer for another 5 minutes.

Check the seasoning, add the peas & potatoes & let it simmer again for 10 minutes.


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