Pot of spaghetti bolognese topped with basil

Mince recipes

58 Recipes

There's more to mince than shepherd's pie. Take inspiration from Good Food's recipes using beef, pork, lamb, healthy turkey and veggie mince.

22 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Ramp up your usual spaghetti Bolognese with this recipe which throws in a few unorthodox methods and ingredients to deliver the ultimate pasta dish

4 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
187 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Prepare this easy lasagne ahead of time and save in the freezer, uncooked, for when you need it during a busy week. Then just bake for an extra 45 mins.

2 hrs
Easy
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1,987 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This great chilli recipe has to be one of the best dishes to serve to friends for a casual get-together. An easy sharing favourite that uses up storecupboard ingredients.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
674 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
50 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

With these quick, easy and cheap koftas, there's no excuse for hitting the kebab van

50 mins
Easy
179 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Get everyone to help rolling meatballs and you'll soon have one supper on the table and another in the freezer

1 hr
Easy
414 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

We've got some lovely twists on shepherd's pie on the site, but we were missing a definitive version of this classic family recipe – here it is!

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
37 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Bring out a big dish to share next time you have friends over - you can make the sauce and kofte ahead to keep it stress-free

45 mins
Easy
23 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This healthy, filling lunch provides a good balance of protein and carbs from lean steak mince and wholemeal pasta – ideal to aid muscle recovery after exercise

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
133 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this rich, hearty and quick variation on the classic family favourite

30 mins
Easy
162 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Pronounced ba-boor-tea, the national dish of South Africa is a delicious mixture of curried meat and fruit with a creamy golden topping, not dissimilar to moussaka

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
45 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This low-calorie dinner from Joe Wicks is 3 of your 5-a-day, rich in vit C and folate too. Filling the peppers with low-fat turkey breast mince keeps it lean

50 mins
Easy
25 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Give this classic dish a makeover with a touch of spice. We've kept it mild, but you can boost the heat with added curry powder or fresh chilli, if you like

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
22 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Who knew meatballs could be 4 of your 5-a-day? This healthy tagine is full of flavour and low on fat, just make sure you choose a lean mince with 5% fat

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
107 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This great-value supper is delicious served with jacket potatoes, green beans and gravy

1 hr
Easy
23 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Slow cook your next lasagne for extra tender mince – and this version is low-fat and low-calorie. A healthy family meal to give you comfort on cold nights

4 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A rich, versatile meat sauce: serve it Bolognese-style with spaghetti or use it as a base for lasagne or moussaka

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

The ultimate comfort food: sweet red pepper mixed into these meatballs add depth of flavour and parsnip mash is a great twist on your usual spuds

35 mins
Easy
54 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These easy, healthy turkey burgers are perfect for feeding the whole family, kids included. Our tasty burgers are great for summer entertaining

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

We've taken the humble cottage pie to the next level by giving it defined layers, fluffier mash and a rarebit topping with extra gravy for serving

2 hrs and 50 mins
More effort
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These budget-friendly, Middle Eastern-inspired lamb meatballs make a simple yet tasty supper, served with fruity chutney and crisp wholemeal pittas

40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Inspired by Fujian cuisine, these fried cucumbers stuffed with beautifully seasoned pork mince are a tasty way to one of your five-a-day

55 mins
More effort
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A healthy, quick and simple midweek meal with fragrant Thai flavours, pork and fresh herbs

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
34 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of Quorn mince for this easy veggie bolognese that's low in fat and calories. Cook a large batch ahead and freeze for easy family dinners

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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