When it comes to cooking, I’ve never been one which can cook well, sure I can do the occasional Spaghetti Bolognaise and Chilli. However, that is kind of where my cooking knowledge ends. So when it came round to doing cooking for my partner and family on Monday evening, I naturally was a little bit apprehensive about cooking something a little different.
You might well be asking what’s this got to do with Add Deal? Well, the aim is for us to grow Add Deal so that we have our very own kitchens on site and a Monday Pie will certainly be on the cards to feed the many developers and tech-guys that we’re sure to hire.
Plus, without food, I know I couldn’t write the many lines of code which will be providing you all with relevant, product based results. So back to my Monday Pie Recipe which was straight out of the Student Handbook, I know.
Take a look at the recipe below
Monday Pie (Add Deal Family Size)
1x 500g pack of beef, lamb or Quorn Mince
2x Onion Sliced
2x 14oz/400g tin of baked beans
2 teaspoon of butter
8-10 potatoes washed and sliced
4 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce
2 stock cube, beef, lamb or vegetable depending on the meat that you have used.
Get the oven on, and ensure that it is set to 180C/gas reg 6. One thing I didn’t do before hand was pre-boil my spuds, so I would definitely recommend you pre-boil them for around 10 minutes once you have sliced them.
Fry your onions first, which I used to do right towards the end of the cooking phase, don’t ask, but yes get them in the pan first and make sure they are nice and soft.
Add your mince or Quorn and cook until the mince is brown or Quorn has heated through.
Crumble in your stock cubes, you won’t need any water but be sure to ensure that the stock cubes have fully dissolved into the mixture before hand.
Add the beans and Worcester Sauce to the pan pour it into a casserole dish.
Finally cover this wonderful mixture with your potatoes in layers and bang it in the oven for around 25-30 minutes. You can test to see if the potatoes are cooked by simply stabbing the top with a fork, if it goes in without much effort then you are on a role. If not, leave it in the oven for a further 10 minutes but turn the temperature down to 160C/gas reg 4.