Mainstay Mince - Cheesy Beef and Tomato Croissants Mainstay Mince - Cheesy Beef and Tomato Croissants

Mainstay Mince - Cheesy Beef and Tomato Croissants

Cheesy Beef and Tomato Croissants

prep time
10 mins

cook time
5 minutes

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 225g/8oz mainstay mince (see mainstay mince recipe)
  • 12 baby plum or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Pinch dried chilli flakes or 15ml/1tbsp sweet chilli sauce, optional
  • 100g/4oz sweet corn
  • 4 fresh all-butter croissants
  • 100g/4oz grated mozzarella or Cheddar cheese
  • To garnish

  • :Fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to Gas mark 6, 200°C/400°F.
  2. Place the mince in a large pan. Add the tomatoes, chilli flakes or sauce, if used and sweet corn. Heat gently for 3-4 minutes or until hot.
  3. Meanwhile, place each croissant on a chopping board and split down the centre of each. Transfer to a large baking sheet.
  4. Add 75g/3oz of the cheese to the mince sauce and divide the mixture evenly between each croissant.
  5. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and bake for 5 minutes until hot and the cheese is melted.
  6. Serve immediately with a green salad.