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Easy Minced Beef Hotpot – Simple One Pot Family Recipe

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Get warm and cosy with our delicious, easy minced beef hotpot recipe. Flavourful beef and vegetables topped with a layer of potatoes. A great family dinner!

Our one pot minced beef hotpot is one of those low cost, delicious family meals you can all enjoy together.

Total comfort food! Add some tasty side dishes like seasonal greens, carrot and swede mash or crusty bread for mopping up the gravy.

Why You’ll LOVE This Recipe

Low Cost Budget Meal – mince hotpot is a low cost easy meal to make, plus we’ve given you ways to bulk it up to feed more people below.

Super Easy To Make – minced beef hotpot is really easy to prepare and cook, and once it’s in the oven, it just takes care of itself.

Easy Minced Beef Hotpot Recipe

Serves – 4

Prep Time – 20 minutes 

Cook Time – 1 hour 15 minutes

Total Time – 1 hour 35 minutes

Our Most Popular Alternative – Lancashire Potato Hash

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Minced Beef Hotpot Ingredients 

You just need a handful of simple ingredients to make this easy hotpot recipe

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion – diced
  • 500g minced beef, you can swap this for lamb mince.
  • 2 carrots – chopped finely
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 500ml beef stock
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 600g potatoes – peeled and thinly sliced
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper

Equipment Needed

  • Vegetable knife
  • Tablespoon

How To Make Minced Beef Hotpot

Step One – preheat the oven

Step Two – fry the onions

  • Add a splash of olive oil to a hob and oven proof casserole pan, and fry the onions for 5 minutes with a pinch of salt added, the salt helps the onions to release water quicker and soften more quickly.

Step Three – brown the minced beef

  • Then add in the minced beef and fry until the mince browns, stir often.

Step Four – add the flour

  • Add the flour and stir into the mince, cook for a couple of minutes.

Step Five – add the stock, seasoning and carrots and peas

  • Then add the hot beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and carrots and frozen peas.
  • Bring the pan to the boil, and simmer on the hob for around 10 minutes.
Images shows minced beef hotpot in a pan with carrots and peas ontop

Step Six – make up the minced beef hotpot

  • Next lay on the sliced potatoes.

Step Seven – cook the minced beef hotpot in the oven

  • Cover the casserole pan with a lid and bake in the oven for an hour.
  • Then remove the lid and continue to bake for a further 15 minutes or until the potatoes start to turn golden. You could also brush the potatoes with a little olive oil or melted butter here if you like, so they crisp up better.
  • Once cooked through and golden on top, remove from the oven and serve with your favourite side dishes.

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What To Serve With Minced Beef Hotpot 

A good hearty minced beef hotpot goes with lots of wintery cold weather side dishes, try…

Recipe Tips And Ingredient Swaps 

Little tips and swaps to try

Bulk It Up! – need to feed a bigger crowd? Bulk up the hot pot recipe by adding in a tin of lentils, or some extra root vegetables or try adding some chunky chopped mushrooms or spinach.

Go lighter! – swap the minced beef for turkey mince, chicken mince or your favourite plant based mince.

Make it spicy – add in a pinch of chilli flakes, some garlic powder, some ground cumin or chilli powder. If you’re doing this, it’s extra nice with cheesy potatoes on top. Or make a curry version with keema mince topped with potatoes.

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How To Store Leftovers

Leftover minced beef hotpot can be cooled quickly and within an hour of making, then stored in an airtight container in the fridge. Alternatively you can freeze for up to 8 weeks. Defrost in the fridge overnight.

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How To Reheat Leftovers 

To reheat – place the minced beef hotpot on a suitable microwave plate, cover with a microwavable lid. Reheat on high for around 5-6 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the food has reached a minimum of 75C and cooked at the temperature for a couple of minutes.

It’s always best to check the temperature of reheated food using a digital food thermometer to be safe.

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Image shows a bowl of minced beef hotpot, above the bowl there's a jar of beetroot, and a bowl of sweetcorn peas and carrots

Minced Beef Hotpot Recipe

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes

A delicious, warming one-pot family meal

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion - diced
  • 750g minced beef
  • 2 carrots - chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 500ml beef stock
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 600g potatoes - peeled and thinly sliced
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6
  2. Add a splash of olive oil to an hob and oven proof casserole pan, and fry the onions for 5 minutes with a pinch of salt added. Images shows a pan with onions and olive oil being stirred, next to the pan there is some carrots and peas
  3. Then add in the minced beef and fry until the mince browns. Images shows a pan with onions and olive oil and beef being stirred, next to the pan there is some carrots and peas
  4. Add the flour and stir into the mince, cook for a couple of minutes. Images shows a pan with onions and olive oil and beef being stirred
  5. Then add the hot beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper and frozen peas. Simmer for around 10 minutes.
  6. Next lay on the sliced potatoes. Image shows sliced potatoes in a pan
  7. Cover the casserole pan with a lid and bake in the oven for an hour.
  8. Then remove the lid and continue to bake for a further 15 minutes or until the potatoes start to turn golden.
  9. Remove from the oven and serve with your favourite side dishes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 760Total Fat: 36gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 167mgSodium: 515mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 6gSugar: 6gProtein: 60g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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