Substitutions for 450 g/1 lb minced/ground beef in recipes

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The New Vegetarian

The New Vegetarian

By Colin Spencer

Published 1986

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  • 225 g/8 oz grated carrot, pumpkin, turnip, swede/rutabaga or other root vegetable, and 225 g/8 oz minced/ground nuts, especially hazelnuts, filberts, cashews, walnuts, flaked/slivered almonds and pecans.
  • 225 g/8 oz minced/ground root vegetable, and 225 g/8 oz of legumes, such as chick peas or lentils.
  • 225 g/8 oz minced/ground nuts, plus 100 g/4 oz buckwheat or millet, and 100 g/4 oz minced/ground root vegetable. If you want to match the texture of minced/ground beef, use a coarse mincer, not a grinder.