What’s for dinner? Sweet potato and mince bake topped with egg

Looking for something new to do with mince?

Serves 2 – 4 

You’ll need: 15ml sunflower oil; 1 onion, finely chopped; 1 garlic clove, finely chopped; 1 red chilli, seeded and chopped; 1 yellow pepper, seeded and roughly chopped; 250g lean beef mince; salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste; 1 x 410g tin chopped tomatoes, blended; 1 x 410g tin beans, such as butter beans or sugar beans, rinsed and drained; 120g frozen peas; 1 large sweet potato, cut into cubed and par-boiled; 15ml fresh parsley, finely chopped; 4 large eggs.  

How to: 

Heat the oil in a large frying pan and over medium heat add the onion, garlic, chilli, and pepper, and cook for a few seconds, continuously stirring. 

Preheat the oven to 180°c. 

Add the mince, season well and cook until cooked through, for about 5 minutes. 

Add the tomato and cook for 10 minutes. 

Mix in the beans, peas, potatoes, and parsley. 

Spoon into a casserole dish, crack the eggs on top and bake until the eggs are cooked, for about 5 minutes. 

* Recipe by The South African Poultry Association.


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