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Makeover mince ’n’ cheese pie

Makeover mince ’n’ cheese pie

Who doesn't love a tasty mince and cheese pie? This healthier makeover mince 'n' cheese pie will satisfy your pie cravings without overdoing the salt and saturated fat. It's quick and easy to make - on the table in 20 minutes. This mince 'n' cheese pie the ultimate cool-weather healthy comfort food.
Serves: 4
Time to make: 40 mins
Hands-on time: 20 mins
Total cost: $17.12 / $4.28 per serve

(at time of publication)

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What we did

  • We ditched the traditional pastry and used tortillas and filo pastry instead, and we used a reduced-fat cheddar (Noble), overall slashing 16g sat fat per serve. This is despite using a third more cheese in our recipe.
  • We upped the veges in our pies by slightly reducing the meat and adding mushrooms and other veges.
  • We reduced the sodium by nearly 40 per cent by not adding salt, using reduced-salt stock and not using flaky pastry. Our sauces, herbs and veges add plenty of flavour.
ClassicHFG Makeover 
3100kj1750kj44% fewer kJ
23g7g70% less fat
1260mg780mg38% less sodium
200mg270mg35% more calcium

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Photographer: Melanie Jenkins
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