Beef & Potato Gratin

P1050094Serves 4-6, prep time 25 minutes, cooking time 1 hour

1 tbsp of olive oil
1 chopped onion
Medium pack of minced beef
1 tsp of garlic salt
1 beef stock cube
3 tbsp of tomato puree
1 can of chopped tomatoes
3 tbsp of mixed dried herbs
1 tbsp of Worcester sauce
3 medium potatoes thinly sliced
4 handfuls of mozzarella cheese
Chopped coriander to serve

Preheat the over to 180 degrees. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and garlic salt stir until the onions soften. Add the minced beef and stock cube, stir until the meat starts to brown. Add the Worcester sauce; dried herbs chopped tomatoes and tomato puree. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Using a mandolin or sharp knife, thinly slice the potatoes and rinse in cold water. Remove the pan from the heat and allow to cool. Fill a large ovenproof dish with the beef, even out, add a layer of cheese. Place the potato slices around the edge of the dish, overlapping, working your way into the centre. Add another layer of cheese; potato then top with the remainder of the cheese. Season with pepper and paprika, baked in the oven for 1 hour until the cheese turns golden and crispy. Top with some chopped coriander and serve.

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