Savoury Mince.. Splash Olive Oil 1 Large Onion 2 or 3 cloves of Garlic (to taste) 2 or 3 Carrots (depending on size) 2 stalks of Celery about 400g Minced Beef 140z tin of chopped tomato's about half a pint of beef stock (use a stock cube not oxo) Worcester sauce, salt and pepper for seasoning Sweat off the chopped Onion and chopped or crushed Garlic in the olive oil. Add the diced carrot and sliced celery, and cook for a few minutes more. Add the minced beef and cook for a few minutes stirring occasionally to brown all over. Add a tin of chopped tomato's and about half a pint of beef stock. season with some worcester sauce, salt and black pepper. Turn heat to low and simmer for a good half hour. Thicken with a bit of cornflour if needed. Serve with some mashed potato and veggies Or you can transfer it in to a casserole dish or oven dish and add some cooked mashed potato on top and heat in a hottish oven for about 20 mins or until the top is starting to brown to make a Cottage Pie Some people call it Shepherds Pie as well but Shepherds Pie should be made with Lamb. This is the basic recipe,, it can be changed , you can add swede or turnip instead of or as well as carrots, also parsnip is quite nice. it dont matter as far as the veg goes just make do with what you have at hand.