Today I share with you an easy mince beef recipe that you will love. So if you have been thinking about how to cook mince beef, welcome to my blog.

This is because this blog post is about how to cook mince beef and potato to achieve a nice and tasty meal that everyone will love.

If you have been thinking, what can I cook with mince beef, come along as I proceed with listing all the ingredients you need for this recipe.

Ingredients for mince beef and potatoes recipe

  • 6 big potatoes
  • 500g steak mince 15% fat British beef
  • 0.5 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 onion medium size
  • 2 seasoning cubes
  • 0.5 tablespoon curry powder
  • 0.5 tbsp dried thyme
  • 0.5 tbsp salt
  • 0.5 tbsp chilli pepper
  • 0.5 cup cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp diced ginger
  • 1 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 420g baked beans in tomato sauce

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Now that all the ingredients needed have been listed above, It is time to explain how to properly combine everything to make this delicious mince beef recipe.

How to cook mince beef and potato

  • Peel the skin of all the potatoes
  • Clean the potatoes in water then cut the potatoes into small sizes
  • Clean all the bell peppers in water
  • Remove all the seeds in the peppers then cut to your preferred size
  • Peel the skin of the onions and cut or slice to desired size
  • Set your cooker to medium heat
  • Place your clean cooking pot on the cooker
  • Pour cooking oil into the pot
  • Add the sliced onions and allow fry for 1 minute
  • After 1 minute, add bay leaves to flavour the cooking oil
  • Fry for 1-2 minutes then proceed to add dried thyme, curry powder and nutmeg powder.
  • Mix well and fry for about 1-2 minutes – by now your kitchen would already be filled with the aroma of the frying spices.
  • Put the mince beef into the frying spices.
  • Add seasoning cubes, salt and chilli pepper
  • Mix well, then cover the pot.
  • Allow the mince beef cook for 5 minutes
  • Pour the potatoes into the pot
  • Add water to cook the potatoes
  • Mix very well
  • Cover the pot and cook for 15 – 20 minutes.
Please note that you may have to cook your potatoes for longer time or lesser times depending on the type of potatoes you are using. The cooking time for your potatoes may also be influenced by how big the potatoes are cut.

For this recipe, the best way to cook your potatoes to satisfaction is to taste them the ensure that they are properly cooked before proceeding to the next step.

When the potatoes are well cooked and have become very soft, they you continue to the next step.

  • Add baked beans and mix very well
  • Cover the pot and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add all the bell peppers, mix well
  • Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes only because bell peppers are vegetables and you don’t have to cook them for long.

This delicious mince beef and potato dish is ready to be eaten.


As you can see, this potato and mince beef recipe is very easy to make and also budget friendly.

This means that if you are looking for a budget friendly recipe that is very easy to cook and also very delicious, mince beef and potato is definitely worth the try.

Below is the video of this recipe, all you need to do is click the video link.

Mince beef with potato

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