Beef and bean crumble

Beef and bean crumble
serves 4
  • 500 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
  • 25 g (1 oz) margarine or butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, coarsely grated
  • 2 celery stalks, finely chopped
  • 150 ml (1/4 pint) beef stock
  • 150 g (5 oz) can tomato puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 425 g (15 oz) can baked beans in tomato sauce
  • crumble topping
  • 75 g (3 oz) porridge oats
  • 25 g (1 oz) plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 50 g (2 oz) Cheddar cheese, finely grated
  • 40 g (1 1/2 oz) margarine, melted

1. Heat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Melt the margarine in a large saucepan, add the onion, carrot and celery and fry gently for 5 minutes until the onion is soft and lightly coloured. Add the minced beef and fry over moderate heat for 3-4 minutes until browned.
2. Add the stock to the pan with the tomato puree, oregano and salt and pepper to taste, and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring.
3. Meanwhile, make the crumble topping: mix the oats in a small bowl with the flour, oregano and grated cheese. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, then season well with black pepper. Stir in the melted margarine.
4. Stir the baked beans into beef mixture and heat through, then transfer the mixture to a 1.75 L/3 pint ovenproof dish. Sprinkle the crumble mixture over the top.
5. Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, until the topping is golden brown. Serve hot, straight from the dish.

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Author : tiaratheblogger // 5:03:00 AM