These pasties are made with lard, as it makes a rich flavoured shell. You will need 12 small pie dishes for these pasties or you'll have to make them in batches.
Mussels are stuffed with flavoursome beef mince cooked with garlic, parsley and parmesan before being simmered in a tomato based sauce.
A cheesy penne pasta bake with beef mince, onion, pasta sauce, sour cream and three cheeses. Serve with a green salad.
This baked penne is hearty and full of flavour with garlic, rosemary, beef, pork, sour cream and four cheeses.
Wonton wrappers are filled with a mixture of Italian sausage, beef mince and seasonings then deep fried. Serve as a meal, entree or finger food with sweet chilli sauce.
This is a great lasagne recipe with classic Italian flavours and three cheeses: Romano, mozzarella and ricotta. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.
This is a recipe for a hearty beef and bean chilli stew. It is packed with spices and is fragrant and delicious.
Homemade pasties with a spice filling of jalapenos, beef mince and curry powder.
The great advantage of a slow cooker is so you can set it up in the morning and have a great hot meal at the end of the day. Serve this with spaghetti.
This is a great dip for a party. It's easy and you can make it ahead of time and bake it 15 minutes before it's needed. Serve with corn chips.
A great taco recipe with an Italian twist, easy and quick to make and satisfying enough for a full meal with a green salad.
Here's a great option next time you need to feed an army! This macaroni and beef dish is perfect for large groups and very easy to throw together.
This is my favourite spaghetti sauce, which everyone seems to love. Serve over spaghetti and with a salad and garlic bread.
This meatloaf is full of diced carrot, celery, onion, capsicum, mushroom, garlic, cayenne and bread crumbs then topped with a glaze of peri peri and tomato sauce.
This mince is great on hamburger buns, rice, over sausages or in your meat pies. It's beef mince, onion, garlic, celery, mustard, brown sugar and tomato sauce.
By far the meatiest spaghetti bolognese. Delicious mixture of red wine, tomatoes, mince beef and the usual suspects: onion, capsicum and garlic. Serve over spaghetti.
An easy way to feed the masses for a fair price. Beef mince simmered with diced tomatoes then seasoned with a hint of nutmeg and sugar. Enough to feed 10 men.
This is a pasta bake similar to macaroni and cheese but closer to the way they serve it in Egypt. Very hearty and flavourful, I think you'll like it!