One Pot Minced Beef Hotpot

One Pot Minced Beef Hotpot is packed full of root vegetables and peas with a hint of horseradish sauce – fabulous family comfort food!

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 1 hr 32 mins

Servings: 4


3 tbsp Rapeseed Oil

2 Large onions, diced

400g Beef shin or casserole steak, minced

275g Swede, diced

2 Large carrots, chopped

2 Parsnips, chopped

1 Cup frozen peas

2 tbsp Plain flour

500 mls Beef stock

4 shakes of Worcestershire Sauce

1 tbsp Cream of horseradish sauce

500g Potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

15g Melted butter or 1 tbsp oil (for glazing potatoes)

Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a large oven proof pan (I used cast iron) heat the oil over a medium heat and sweat the onions under a lid until tender, stirring occasionally (about 8 minutes).
  2. Push the onions to the outside, turn the heat up a little, add the mince and fry until browned all over.
  3. Add another tbsp of oil then add all the chopped vegetables and fry for a couple of minutes stirring.
  4. Next add the flour and cook for a further minute, stirring.
  5. Preheat oven to 180ºC.
  6. Add the beef stock, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish sauce, seasoning and peas, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Take off the heat, lay overlapping potato slices on top and then brush with melted butter or oil.
  8. Replace the lid and bake for 1 hour.
  9. Remove lid and place under a hot grill until potatoes start to go golden (about 8 minutes).
  10. Serve on its own or with some crusty bread.