Tasty Mince with Creamy Mozzarella & Basil Parcels
Delicious Mozzarella Mince Parcels Recipe
4 - 6
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Warm up a winter's evening with these tasty mince parcels, the beautiful mix of mozzarella and basil is hard to turn down!
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500g Quality Mark beef mince
1 garlic clove
crushed and chopped
2 Tbsp tomato paste
400g chopped tomatoes
1 cup beef stock
1 tsp white sugar
250g cherry tomatoes
1 packet dumpling wrappers
200g mozzarella cheese
¼ cup basil leaves
50g Parmesan cheese
To Make Sauce
To Make Parcels
Heat a little oil in a large frying pan over a very high heat.
When the pan is piping hot, add the mince and break it up quickly with a wooden spoon.
Stir it for a few minutes until brown all over. Transfer to a bowl, cool slightly then drain off and discard any fat.
Wipe out the mince pan and turn the heat down to medium.
Add another tablespoon of oil, the onion and garlic. Stir for 5 minutes until soft and translucent.
Add the tomato paste, canned tomatoes, stock and sugar. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until it becomes a pasta sauce consistency.
Season to taste. Add the cherry tomatoes (if using) and simmer for another few minutes.
Nutrition Information per Serving (357g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
1754 kJ (418 kcal)
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)