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4 Quick & Healthy Mince Recipes

Beef Chicken Grass fed Mince Pasture Raised Recipe

1. LAMB KOFTAS WITH QUINOA These lamb and quinoa koftas are super simple, plate beautifully and work as a starter or main meal. This recipe calls for grass fed and finished lamb mince but we've also made a beef and mushroom and pork and sage version, and all combinations work. The quinoa makes these less dense than a meatball which works really well with rich and flavourful lamb. Ingredients 500g grass fed and finished lamb (1 pack) 1/2 cup of tri-colour quinoa (rinsed under water)1/2 cup firmly packed parsley, chopped1/2 cup firmly packed mint, chopped1 chilli, seeds removed (or not) and finely diced3 cloves garlic crushed or grated on microplaneZest of...

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Tray Baked Chicken with Olives and White Sweet Potato

  Tray Baked Chicken with Olives and White Sweet Potato Ingredients 500g Ethical Farmers pasture raised chicken thighs400g sweet potato cut into wedges (we used white with the purple skin but orange or even normal potatoes would be great in here too) 1 red onion cut into 8 wedges2 garlic cloves crushed or finely sliced16 olives (we used a combination of Sicilian and Kalamata)1 tsp each of dried parsley, oregano, mint & dill1 tsp finely grated lemon rind 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper 4 tbs olive oil Juice of a lemon  Method Combine the garlic, herbs, lemon rind, salt, pepper, olive oil & lemon...

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Savoury Breakfast Mince

Brilliant with buttered toast at breakfast (or lunch, or dinner, or as a snack) our savoury mince recipe is packed full of veggies and our own grass fed and finished beef mince. This is the kind of dish that will be even better the next day and is great for batch cooking—double the recipe below to freeze portions you can enjoy when you want a break from doing the cooking. Serves 4 - 6.Ingredients 500g Ethical Farmers grass fed & finished beef mince (1 pack) 2 tbsp olive oil or butter125g pasture raised bacon loin (half a pack), diced1 brown onion, diced1 clove garlic, crushed6 button...

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Beef and Mushroom Stew

Grass Fed and Finished Beef and Mushroom Stew This recipe is an adaptation of Nagi's (from Recipe Tin Eats) Epic Chunky Beef and Mushroom pie (we also love her Irish Beef and Guinness Stew). We've made a couple of tweaks, including replacing harder-to-find porcini mushrooms with more widely available (and more economical) shiitake mushrooms as well as removing or changing some of the inflammatory ingredients for anyone faced with autoimmune or gluten sensitivities. Serves 6 - 8.  Ingredients 1kg Ethical Farmers grass fed & finished diced beef (two packs)1/2 cup dried shiitake mushrooms 1 cup boiling water2 tbsp of our grass fed & finished...

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Pasture Raised Chicken vs Free Range Chicken

Chicken Pasture Raised

What's the difference in pasture raised chicken vs free range?  Understanding the definition of words used to label chicken can be confusing, time consuming and expensive. The photos and images used in marketing can further muddy the waters—a few chickens pictured on lush green pasture is often very different to the high density flock reality permitted within free range guidelines.   Pasture raised chickens must be able to obtain a significant benefit from the pasture and paddock they are kept on. At our farm in Dungog NSW, our pasture raised chickens are free to graze and forage on pastures, grubs, bugs, and microorganisms from healthy soil. For shelter, pasture raised chickens have mobile sheds...

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