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Old 15-03-2006, 11:02 PM
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Default Recipes for pork mince

help everyone. Have been given 4 packs of pork mince and I haven't a clue what to do with it! Don't tend to cook that much with pork at all so really lost.

Was thinking vaguely along lines of pork & apple burgers or some kind of meat loafy thing.

P.S I don't have a slow cooker yet
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Old 15-03-2006, 11:07 PM
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I only ever buy turkey or pork mince. Anything you would normally make with beef mince will be fine

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I used to make small pork meatballs with finely chopped onion and apricots, and bind them with a bit of beaten egg, then fry them and serve with a soy, garlic and honey sauce over rice. I haven't a clue about quantities because I just used to make it up as I went along.
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Old 15-03-2006, 11:40 PM
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Saute very finely chopped onion and crushed garlic; allow to cool. Place pork mince in bowl and add onions and garlic. Add cornflour, seasoning and mix well. Take stalks out of mushrooms and use pork mixture to stuff them. Heat oil in frying pan, fry mushrooms meat side down over med heat for 5 mins, then turn over for 2 mins.

Make gravy separately and serve over mushrooms.
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Old 16-03-2006, 6:48 AM
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How about pork and apple burgers?
Put the mince in a bowl with a finely chopped onion, a grated apple (peeled first) a beaten egg, salt & pepper, fresh or dried sage to taste. Squidge it all together to mix and then take out a medium sized handful. I usually push a chunk of chees in the middle and then shape it into a fat burger. Fry on a medium heat (they take a while to cook 'cos mine are usually quite big). They are GORGEOUS!!!! If nobody knows the cheese is there it's a lovely surprise when you get to the middle.
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Old 16-03-2006, 8:16 AM
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My favourite recipe with pork mince is this.

Fry pork mince, add a bunch of chopped spring onions, a knob of freshly grated ginger, a clove of crushed garlic, a deseeded and chopped chilli, then add a wraper of rice nooodles (pre soaked) to the wok, and soy sauce, yummmmmmmmmmm

Nice served with a wedge of lime and thai chilli sauce and possibly some crushed peanuts.
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Old 27-03-2006, 11:16 AM
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Default pork mince recipe...need guidance!

Hi all,

still doing well with the meal planning and general money saving. I got some very cheap mince from Somerfield unexpectadly the other day (21p!) and wondered if the following idea sounds ok;

I want to try to make a kind of stew with the following ingredients
400gm Pork Mince
Apple chopped
Stock (Plus apple juice)
Carrots
Onions
Potatoes

What herbs/spices could I add to help with the flavouring? I've got paprika which I used in a pork stew a couple of weeks ago but I'm not sure what else goes with pork.

Any ideas?
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Old 27-03-2006, 11:31 AM
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Sounds good I did roast pork yesterday and used rosemary and garlic with it-very nice.

You could make a pork shepherd's pie with those ingredients.
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With pork mince I usually make either a chilli or a spagbol. Yummy!!
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Old 27-03-2006, 11:49 AM
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You could do a Mexican casserole with the pork & onions. I add chilli flakes & chopped peppers, & kidney beans if I need to pad it out a bit, and fry off, then layer like a lasagne but use tortilla chips & pureed sweetcorn instead of pasta & white sauce, top with loads of cheese. It's really yummy (and it works with any kind of mine, not just pork)
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Hi Im New On This Site And Just Getting To Grips With This Moneysaving Thing I Found Some Pork Mince In The Freezer Which I Need To Use Today What On Earth Can I Do??? I Dont Even Know Why I Brought It!!!! Any Advice Greatly Appreciated As I Dont Want To Throw It And Am Aiming For A No Spend Day
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You could do some meatballs, just mince, onion, herbs and some egg. i would have them with a tomato sauce and pasta.
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Old 18-05-2006, 9:29 AM
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You could make a pasta sauce, just as with minced beef.

You could make hm burgers with the pork mince, add a spoonful of apple sauce and a handful of fresh breadcrumbs, form into balls, flatten into burgers then chill for half hour before cooking.
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I use pork mince in pasta/spaghetti bolognaise, lasagne, cannelloni - and I far prefer it to beef mince.
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Anything you can do with Beef Mince really, in my opinion it makes a much nicer bolognese than beef does.

It's also cheap and healthy.
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We find that pork mince makes lovely moist burgers. Add a little sage, onion (Wizzed in a blender to small pieces!) and if you like it hot, chillies. No need for egg yolk as the mixture is quite wet.
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Mix it in with a packet of made up stuffing and 1 egg and then layer it in a loaf tin with streaky bacon. Then bake it in the oven on about gas mark 5 for about 30 minutes. Makes a lovely meatloaf.
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...make Siu Mai dumplings?

Mix the pork mince with finely chopped raw prawns, a dash of sesame oil, salt and pepper. Wrap in won-ton pastry and steam for 10 minutes. Yummy...

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Just a quick question - if it's in the freezer, why do you have to use it today? Have you got it out & started defrosting it or is it the only thing in there? (and therefore the only thing available for dinner if you want a no spend day)

In answer to your original question, use it for anything you would use beef/turkey mince for.
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yes i pulled it out this morning trying to eat only whats in!!!thankyou for your suggestions they all sound lovely xx
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