Mainstay Mince - Speedy Beef Curry Mainstay Mince - Speedy Beef Curry

Mainstay Mince - Speedy Beef Curry

Quick midweek supper using the mainstay mince with curry sauce and vegetables.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
25 minutes

4 people


  • 500g/1lb 2oz mainstay mince (see mainstay mince recipe)
  • 1 x 350-425g jar curry sauce (we used Madras)
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 175g/6oz cauliflower, cut into small florets, optional
  • 175g/6oz green peas or beans, fresh or frozen or 2 handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper, optional
  • Warm naan or chapatti bread


  1. Pour the curry sauce into a large pan and heat gently.
  2. Add the mince, potato and cauliflower. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Add the green vegetables of your choice and cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Season if required.
  4. Serve the curry with mango chutney, naan or chapatti bread, rice and a crisp green salad.


If preferred use any leftover vegetables available.