Lentil and mince pie with pour-over crust

accreditation
Lentil and mince pie with pour-over crust
Lentil and mince pie with pour-over crust
Prep Time: 15 min
Servings: 4
Cooking Time: 40 min
Ingredients
  • 15ml - olive oil
  • 2 - onions, chopped
  • 2 - garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 - carrots, diced
  • 250g - lean beef mince
  • 1can - chopped tomatoes
  • 500ml - cooked brown lentils
  • 2ml - ground cumin
  • 15ml - sugar
  • - salt and pepper
  • 125ml - cake flour
  • 5ml - baking powder
  • 1ml - salt
  • 30ml - butter
  • 125ml - milk
  • 1 - egg, whisked
  • 10g - mixed fresh herbs, chopped
  • 1 - round feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • - salt and pepper
  • 30ml - butter, melted
Method

Mince pie with a delicious lentil twist. Get cozy with this yummy pie.

Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Grease an ovenproof dish with nonstick spray.

1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and fry the onions and garlic until fragrant. Add the carrots and stir-fry for a minute. Add the mince and fry until browned.

2. Stir in the tomatoes and lentils and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with the cumin, sugar, salt and pepper. Spoon into the prepared ovenproof dish.

3. Crust Sift the cake flour, baking powder and salt into a mixing bowl. Rub in the butter and make a hollow in the middle of the mixture. Pour in the milk and egg and mix well. Mix in the herbs and feta cheese (if using) and season with salt and pepper.

4. Pour the batter over the mince and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with the melted butter and serve.

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
LATEST YOU
LATEST YOU
Read your favourite magazine in a convenient PDF form.
Read now