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Country Beef Casserole

Diced Beef Casserole with Cheesy French Stick Bread

4 - 5

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

1 hr 30 mins

Cook Time

Allyson Gofton

Recipe author

Allyson Gofton

This casserole is made extra special with a bready topping. It will leave everyone coming back for more!

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High Iron

Low Sodium

Ingredients

Casserole

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750g Quality Mark diced beef

Cross cut blade, chuck steak or gravy beef work well

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1 leek

trimmed

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2 carrots

sliced

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560g wattie’s just add country french mince

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12-16 button mushrooms

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1 cup minted baby peas

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12 slices french stick bread

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½ tsp butter

per slice of bread

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½ cup grated tasty cheddar cheese

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1 Tbsp finely chopped parsley

Method

To Make Casserole

1

Cut the beef into 3cm pieces. Heat a dash of oil in a frying pan and brown the meat over a high heat. Transfer to a large casserole dish.

2

Cut the leek into long finger-sized pieces and add to the casserole with the carrots, mince sauce and mushrooms. Cover and bake at 160°C for 1¼ hours or until the meat is tender.

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Stir the peas through. Spread the French bread slices with butter and place in an overlapping layer on top, around the outside, to make an edge.

4

Scatter the cheese over the bread slices. Fan grill for about 8-10 minutes until the bread slices are golden. Sprinkle the casserole with chopped parsley and serve with mashed potato.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (490g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

5479 kJ (592 kcal)

Protein

53g

Total Fat

21.3g

Saturated Fat

11g

Carbs

44.3g

Sugars

11.3g

Sodium

1074mg

Iron*

5.5mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)