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Hot pot

 13 ratings

Prep Time:15 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Hot pot

Warm and filling, a wonderful family dinner for those cold winter days. 

About this recipe

Recipe adapted from 101+ Square Meals


  • 450g / 1lb of lean minced beef
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 x 400g / 14 oz. tin of vegetable soup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 275ml / ½ pint of semi-skimmed milk
  • 4 medium potatoes peeled and thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6
  2. Put minced beef and finely chopped onion into a large frying pan and fry until the meat is browned and onion is cooked, for about 5 minutes. Keep stirring
  3. Stir in the soup mixture, milk and Worcestershire sauce
  4. Simmer gently for 10 minutes
  5. Add pepper and salt, if desired
  6. Spoon mixture into casserole dish and top with sliced potatoes and carrots
  7. Bake for 30 minutes until the potatoes are tender

What you will need

  • Casserole dish
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Frying pan
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with steamed vegetables like green beans or broccoli and fresh crusty wholegrain bread

"This recipe can be changed up by using different veg, like celery, parsnips, turnips, mushrooms and different mince, like lamb, turkey, chicken"

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