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Kiwi Mince & Beans

Kiwi Mince & Beans

A great base recipe that's quick to prepare and super versatile. Served over pasta it makes a quick and tasty bolognese style sauce.

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Preparation Time:
5 minutes
Cooking Time:
20 minutes


1 onion, peeled and chopped
500 g lean beef mince
400 g can Wattie's Crushed & Sieved Tomatoes
1-2 tsp Marmite or Vegemite
1 Tbsp Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
420 g can Wattie's Baked Beans
Kiwi Mince & Beans
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Kiwi Mince & Beans


  • Heat a dash of oil in a frying pan and cook the onion until it begins to soften. Add beef mince and brown over a high heat, breaking up the mince if necessary with a fork.
  • Stir in Wattie's Crushed & Sieved Tomatoes, Marmite and Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add Wattie's Baked Beans and continue cooking for a further 10 minutes until the mince is cooked and beans are hot.
  • Tip!

    • Serve stirred through hot penne pasta. Garnish with chopped parsley, basil or freshly grated Parmesan.
    • You can substitute Wattie’s Baked Beans with Wattie’s Baked Beans 50% Less Added Sugar*, if preferred.

    * Contains 50% less added sugar and 30% less salt than the regular Wattie’s Baked Beans in tomato sauce 420g.

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