Savoury vegetables and mince

Recipe: Savoury vegetables and mince

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Difficulty: Easy

Ready In: 20 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 tsp stock powder
  • 2 cups grated kūmara
  • 400g can tomatoes, or 4 fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups silverbeet leaves and stalks, finely sliced and kept separate
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 kumaras, red and orange, cooked and diced, to sprinkle over the dish
  • 1-2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley, to garnish


  • Heat oil in a large saucepan.
  • Add onions and cook gently until soft.
  • Add mince and stir fry until brown.
  • Add stock powder, grated kūmara, tomatoes, silverbeet stalks and water.
  • Cook for 10 minutes then add silverbeet leaves and peas and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Serve with cooked diced kūmara and parsley.

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [6 Serves]
Total fat12g
– saturated fat4g
– sugars10.5g
Did you know that kumara is one of the foods that is naturally sweet, salty and sour, which is good to know if you are just starting with Ayurvedic medicine and have found out that you are a Vata body type. To learn more about Vata, please see Vata imbalance – are you always worried, anxious and cold?
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