Savoury Vegemite Mince

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"Looking for recipes to use up mince and came across this one on a car site and it looks good and could be very versatile and be turned into a shepherds pie."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (330.6 g)
  • Calories 494.1
  • Total Fat - 29.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 134.5 mg
  • Sodium - 684.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 14.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.5 g
  • Sugars - 4.8 g
  • Protein - 42.5 g
  • Calcium - 47.8 mg
  • Iron - 5.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 18.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Heat the oil in a heavy-based pan or your camp oven over a medium heat and sauté the onions, carrot and garlic for a few minutes and then add the mushrooms and continue to cook until softened.

Step 2

Add the mince and cook until browned and then add paprika, stock cubes, gravy powder and 3/4 cup water, and stir to combine.

Step 3

Combine Vegemite and hot water in a small cup and add to the mince and mix well and season to taste.

Step 4

Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 15 minutes, adding the peas towards the end and add more water if the mixture gets too thick.

Step 5

Serve up on toast, over pasta or mashed potato, or you could turn it into a Shepherds pie.

Step 6

TIP - you could add other vegetables, such as corn, celery, etc.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.