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    • 1 box Fry’s Mince
    • 1 onion, grated
    • 1 cube vegetable stock, dissolved in 2 tbls boiling water
    • 4 slices fresh bread, broken into small pieces
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1/3 cup tinned lentils
    • 1/2 green pepper, grated
    • 3 eggs, beaten
    • 500 ml cooking oil or frying
    • 2 tblsp flour
    • tomato gravy
    • 3 soft tomatoes, chopped
    • 1/2 onion, chopped
    • 1/2 green pepper, chopped
    • 3 baby marrows (zucchini), chopped
    • 125ml fresh cream (optional)
    • salt, pepper and paprika to taste

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    Mix all ingredients together except the oil, with hands, breaking up the mince into small pices. Put a little flour on a plate, roll into little balls and leave in a cool place for about 30 minutes. Put oil in a heavy based pan and allow to heat. Once very hot, fry individual mince balls until golden brown. Drain on kitchen paper towel and allow to cool.

    Steam chopped vegetables for 20 minutes and add salt, pepper and paprika to taste. This can be thickened with a little flour.

    Optional: add fresh cream.

    Serve with sweet and sour sauce.

    Submitted by
    Wally and Debbie Fry

    Tips and Tricks

    • Bread is best stored in a cool spot on your benchtop. A ceramic breadbin is ideal. but if you don’t have one, keep your bread wrapped in a paper bag and tea-towel or in its original plastic.

    • Bread stored in the fridge is likely to stale it faster than other methods, so if you’re not able to finish your bread or want to keep it for later, the freezer is a great option. Freeze bread in a thick plastic bag and remember to slice before freezing as it can be difficult to cut upon thawing.

    • Cream often goes to waste if it is forgotten about in the fridge – instead it can be frozen in small freezer safe containers and defrosted when needed.

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