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Breakfast croissants

Packed with herby mince and sweet onion relish

4

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

35 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

If you're a fan of mince on toast for breakfast, try this version with a decadent French twist. Herbed mince is served on a fresh croissant with an egg, spinach, tomatoes and caramelised onion relish.

This recipe is part of our French-inspired collection.

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High Protein

High Iron

Ingredients

Mince

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350g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 Tbsp olive oil

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½ onion onion

finely diced

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1 cup mushroom

grated

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1 Tbsp paprika

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1 Tbsp plain flour

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1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

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2 Tbsp tomato paste

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½ cup beef stock

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¼ cup parsley

chopped

To assemble

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4 large croissants

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4 eggs

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4 handfuls baby spinach leaves

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2 large tomatoes

sliced

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4 Tbsp caramelised onion relish

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Method

Mince

Assembly

1

To make the mince, heat a dash of olive oil in a large heavy based saucepan or deep frying pan. When hot add the onion and salt and sauté until translucent and beginning to brown at the edges.

2

Now add the beef mince and garlic. Continue to cook on a high heat, breaking the mince apart as you go.

3

When the mince has browned, add the grated mushrooms and sauté for a further 3 minutes, then add the paprika and flour.

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4

Fry this for a few minutes before adding the Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste and beef stock. Scrape the bottom of the pan with your spoon to ensure all the tasty brownings are incorporated into the mix.

5

Simmer for a further 5-10 minutes until thickened and then add the parsley before removing from the heat.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (371g)

This nutrition analysis is based on 4 serves.

Energy

2525kJ (604 kcal)

Protein

36.5g

Total Fat

31.9g

Saturated Fat

12.4g

Carbs

40.2g

Dietary Fibre

5.3g

Sodium

583mg

Iron

5.1mg

Zinc

5.6mg

Vitamin B12

1.6µg