Minced beef, leek and turmeric gratin

Minced beef, leek and turmeric gratin
Makes: 4 porties
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  • 350 gr minced beef
  • 1 tbspn turmeric
  • 1 tbspn ground coriander
  • 1 tbspn ground cumin
  • 2 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 750 gr leek
  • 600 gr potato
  • 1 tspn mustard
  • 400 gr yoghurt
  • 4 eggs
  • 100 gr grated cheese
  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C and grease an ovenproof dish.
  2. Stir fry the minced beef with the turmeric, ground coriander and ground cumin until coloured all over.
  3. Chop the onion and garlic and add to the mince.
  4. Slice the leek in semi-circles, wash and drain well and cook with the mince. Season to taste with mustard and salt and pepper.
  5. Peel and slice the potatoes. Cook in salted boiling water until just cooked. Drain and set aside for later.
  6. Beat the eggs with the yoghurt and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Place the cooked minced beef and vegetables in the oven dish.
  8. Pour over half of the yoghurt. Divide the potatoes on top and cover with the remaining yoghurt.
  9. Sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  10. Bake in the oven for 25 min or until the potatoes are cooked though and the cheese has melted.
Stuff to know
It is possible to prepare the dish ahead of time and keep in the fridge until needed. It will take longer to cook if it comes straight from the fridge.
Add chopped blue cheese or walnuts to the dish.
Replace the turmeric by tarragon.