• 2 sheets reduced fat flaky pastry
  • ½ cup grated Edam cheese
  • 400 g lean beef mince
  • 420 g can Wattie's Tomato and Garlic Pasta Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp freshly chopped oregano or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • ¾ cup Wattie's Frozen Peas or Mixed Vegetables
  • 500 g bag Wattie's Potato Pom Poms
  1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Lightly grease a 24cm pie dish and line with pastry. Sprinkle cheese over the pastry and set aside.
  2. Heat a dash of oil in a non-stick pan and brown mince. Pour in Wattie’s Garlic Pasta Sauce, balsamic vinegar, peas and sprinkle over the oregano. Simmer for 5-7 minutes or until mince is cooked. Pour this mixture into pie dish and top with Wattie’s Potato Pom Poms.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until pie is golden and pastry is cooked. Serve with salad or green vegetables.

Top Tips

This recipe can be made without the pastry. Pour mince into the pie dish and sprinkle over the cheese before topping with the Potato Pom Poms.

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Reviews (21)

Sue's Review | Rating

A real tasty dish which is now a family favourite

Drue's Review | Rating

yum yum yum thats all i can say

julie's Review | Rating

great quick nutritional recipe BUT as I have a garlic intolerance cannot rate higher in present form,will try with one of the so many other pastes!!! YUM

gloria's Review | Rating

this is a really yummy quick to make & goes a long way meal

Kristy's Review | Rating

This is so yummy & even better to eat for tea the following day! Love the idea as a base & mixing my own flavour to it! Will definately keep pastry & PomPom's in the weekly shop!

Renee's Review | Rating

brilliant and easy to do and really fulling

Val's Review | Rating

What a great dish for when the grandkids come.

Torran's Review | Rating

Great meal!!!!! nice and easy.. and surprisingly filling :)

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Selina Griffiths's Review | Rating

very nice and very popular with our family!

Gina Morris's Review | Rating

I found this an extremely easy recipe. It tastes amazing and it very filling. I served it with mesculn side salad. YUMMY!

Cecil Willoughby's Review | Rating

This is incredibly quick and easy, and tastes amazing. I'm a guy and so I'm semi-retarded in the kitchen, but the kids thought I was a genius.

Vanessa Page's Review | Rating

Yummy quick & easy dish.. Can't wait to try some more Food in a Minute receipes

brenda glover's Review | Rating

I have to try this one, the feed back just says cook me cook me lol :_)

Aaron Bennett's Review | Rating

A great idea!!!

Colleen's Review | Rating

Potato Pom Pom and Mince pie has been a family favourite for many years. This new version is even better.
Love your recipes..

Carly's Review | Rating

Super easy to make, really tasty. Whole family loved it. Very filling too!

Carly's Review | Rating

Super easy to make and a huge hit with my boys. Great choice.

Michelle's Review | Rating

This is soo yummy, the whole family loves it, will definatley be a regular meal for us.

Samantha Wright's Review | Rating

not as great as I expected it to be. I found it to be quite flavourless. if I was to make again I would be adding a whole heap of different ingredients

Reply from The Food in a Minute Team

Hi Samantha,

Thank you for your comments and sorry that you were disappointed with the recipe. Obviously we hope everyone will enjoy the recipes that we create but also understand that people’s tastes and expectations can vary. This one is one of our retro recipes. We hope you find other recipes on our website that you will enjoy.

The Food in a Minute Team