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i have to share this recipe - savoury crumble

edited 7 April 2009 at 8:42PM in Old Style MoneySaving
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edited 7 April 2009 at 8:42PM in Old Style MoneySaving
ive just gone through a really old recibe magazine and found a beef crumble! never thought of a savoury crumble before. it tastes great and best of all...... its cheap.:j


Beef crumble-
Base= 250g minced beef
generous handfull of lentils
2 diced carrots
3 diced onions
2 tbsp gravy granules
a good handfull of peas
hot water
Topping= box of stuffing
3 tbsps flour
1 tbsp butter
enough water to make crumbs
Instructions-
  1. Brown mince and onions until cooked through
  2. Add remaining vegetables, not the lentils, until starting to get tender
  3. Add gravy granules and still until well mixed off the heat
  4. Gradually add water until desired consistency. Add lentils and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. While simmering rub all the crumble ingredients together, not including the water
  6. Add small amount of water mixing as you go until you get a nice mix of small and large crumbs.
  7. Pour the base into a ovenproof bowl and top with the crumble
  8. Bake at 190 degrees c for about 40 minutes or until crumble is golden and cooked
You can add other vegetables and vary the type of stuffing and mince.Thanks for letting me share

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  • RikkiRikki Forumite
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    Sounds yummy.

    We used to have a savoury crumble at school. I wonder what that was made of.? :confused:
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  • who knows. my kids loved it too and it can be frozen. its verry filling.
  • ChuzzleChuzzle Forumite
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    Oooh have just printed this off and gonna try it for t tonite....sounds yum yum yum!!
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  • RikkiRikki Forumite
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    Rikki wrote: »
    Sounds yummy.

    We used to have a savoury crumble at school. I wonder what that was made of.? :confused:

    Just check in with ex school cook and she seems to remember it being a basic crumble mix without the sugar, sometimes with grated cheese added or a few spices.
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  • forgot to mention 4 very hungry people or 6 not overly hugry. it also tastes nice on sarnies the next day
  • let me know how it goes ruthibe73.
  • maypolemaypole Forumite
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    Sounds delicious, thank you, have printed off and will try this soon
  • kunekunekunekune Forumite
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    I did a savoury, vegetarian crumble last night. It was completely DISGUSTING. The topping had flour, butter, nuts and cheese. I thought it would be ok but it wasn't. We threw it in the bin, b*gger the waste, and had toasted cheese sandwiches instead.
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  • Stephen_LeakStephen_Leak
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    All I would need is the carrot and the box of stuffing. I will definately be giving this one a go.
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  • onetomanyonetomany Forumite
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    what lentils? red?
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