I almost didn’t include this recipe because I wondered if anyone needed a recipe for savoury mince, but it’s such a golden oldie and always a family favourite that, in the end, I decided it was a must. As
Add the carrot, zucchini, stock, tomatoes, rosemary and bay leaves. Bring to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, or until all the liquid has evaporated and the meat sauce is thick. Remove from the heat.
Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and put them in a ceramic dish. Cover and microwave for 3 minutes on High (100%). Remove and set aside to cool.
Remove the bay leaves from the meat sauce and season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Spoon the meat sauce into a
Thinly slice the potatoes and arrange them over the top of the meat sauce. Brush with the melted butter and sprinkle with the thyme sprigs. Cover with a piece of baking paper, then a piece of foil pressed around the side of the dish to hold the paper in place and seal the dish.
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