Savoury Mince and Potatoes

Savoury Mince and Potatoes
Total cost of ingredients = $4.46
Ingredients
  1. ½ kg beef mince
  2. 2 cups rice
  3. 2 medium onions, diced
  4. 3 cups frozen vegetables
  5. 2 teaspoons tomato paste
  6. 2 tablespoons gravy mix
  7. 1 teaspoon tumeric powder
  8. 1 kg potatoes

  9. Ingredients Amount Units (kg) $$$ Cost
    Beef Mince ½ kg 0.500 kg $5.00/kg $2.50
    Rice 2 cups 0.320 kg $1.90/kg $0.61
    Onions, diced 2 medium 0.240 kg $1.50/kg $0.36
    Frozen Vegetables 3 cups 0.300 kg $1.75/kg $0.53
    Tomato Paste 2 tbsp   $3.00/kg $0.12
    Gravy Mix 2 tbsp 0.075 kg $17.00/kg $0.17
    Tumeric Powder 1 tsp 0.030 kg $58.00/kg $0.17
    Potatoes 1 kg 1 kg $1.98/kg $1.98
    Total Cost of Ingredients $4.46
Instructions
  1. Cook the rice with the turmeric powder.
  2. In a large pan cook the beef mince and onions.
  3. Add the veggies and tomato paste to the mince and onion mix, followed by half a litre of water with the gravy mix.
  4. Stir and reduce the sauce to the desired consistency to avoid a sloppy sauce.
  5. Cook and mash the potatoes.
  6. Serve and enjoy.
Notes
  1. The Food Bank generally has potatoes available!
  2. Ingredients were sourced from the Coles website 24/07/2014.
  3. Please take advantage of Anglicare’s Community Outreach Foodbank as this will dramatically lower your food cost for your loved ones even further.
  4. The Foodbank is located at 179 Lake St, Cairns.
  5. Health care cards and pension cards are encouraged to receive assistance.
Recipe by Anglicare North Queensland Limited.