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10 ways with mince

Mince is versatile and cheap, making it a popular choice when cooking for the family. Here are 10 of our favourite mince recipe ideas.

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    Potato and mince bake

    Just six ingredients in this simple but satisfying mince and potato bake. Easy on the budget, and delicious. Photography by William Meppem/

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    Tomato and mince pies

    All the satisfaction of a classic mince pie, with the tart addition of tomato, all encased in a crispy filo shell.

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    Easy lasagne

    You'll have everyone gobbling up this simple yet tantilising Italian classic. With tomato sauce, oregano, pasta and mince there is no going wrong with this flavour combination.

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    Chilli con carne cups

    These flavoursome Mexican bean and mince cups are brilliant served as finger food or starter. Topped with creamy avocado and sour cream, they are packed full of flavour to wow your guests.

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    Spiced beef nachos

    Delicious spiced hearty beef mince is wonderful served with crunchy, golden tortilla chips, creamy Mexican guacamole and sour cream.

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    Shepherd's pies

    Savoury mince topped with crunchy, cheesy potato - yum! There's no generation gap where shepherd's pies are concerned, with littlies enjoying them as much as their grandparents. And with these individual pies, no-one will be able to complain that they got a smaller slice.

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    Meatballs and cranberry sauce

    The perfect finger food or appetiser for your next dinner party, these delicious spiced meatballs will delight adults and children alike.

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    Wendyl Nissen’s crisp rissoles recipe

    Rissoles and gravy is a great old-fashioned meal that children love, especially as this recipe has the addition of tomato sauce – which provides some sweetness. Rob Shaw/

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    Spaghetti bolognese

    A dish that is filled with different flavours of your favourite herbs, you can't go wrong with spaghetti bolognese

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    Hereford cheese royale burger

    Indulge in the mac daddy of cheese burgers, which comes with all the trimmings. This juicy beef burger recipe is sure to satisfy

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