Moroccan mince bake
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Time to make:
40 mins (Hands-on time: 15 mins, Cooking time: 25 mins)
$6.10 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
2 carrots, sliced
1 red onion, quartered
1 red or green capsicum, diced
400g lean beef mince
2 teaspoons Moroccan seasoning
170g (1 cup) Israeli couscous
1 tablespoon oil
200g (3 cups sliced) mushrooms, sliced
400g can light evaporated milk
3 tablespoon freshly shaven parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1Preheat oven to 180.C. Lightly grease a large ovenproof dish. Add carrots, onion and capsicum and cook for 15 minutes.
Step 2Meanwhile brown mince. Add seasoning. Prepare couscous following packet directions using just 1 tablespoon oil.
Step 3Add couscous and mince to dish with remaining vegetables and milk. Toss lightly.
Step 4Sprinkle with parmesan and bake for 20 minutes.
Make it vegetarian: Use Quorn mince instead of lean beef
Make it gluten free: Use quinoa or rice instead of couscous, and check seasoning is gluten free.
This recipe is best made in a large, shallow ovenproof dish to ensure even cooking.
It can be prepared in advance, chilled and cooked later. Allow the dish to reach room temperature before baking.
About this recipe
First published: May 2014