How to prepare Mbatata (Sweet potatoes) with mince meat


400g raw minced meat                               

2 large sweet potatoes                   

1 cup cooked, sieved tomatoes      

3 tomatoes (chopped)                        

1 Table spoon of vinegar                                       

2 onions (chopped)                              

1 cup milk warmed




Oil for frying

1 Table Spoon of flour

2 Table spoons of margarine

3 Table spoons of grated cheese



1 Peel and slice the sweet potatoes and fry until brown

2 Remove from the pan and keep warm

3 Fry the onions until soft add the meat and fry until cooked,

4 Add the sieved tomatoes, chopped tomatoes, vinegar and season to taste

5 Cover and simmer gently for about half an hour

6 Grease a large dish and arrange alternate layers of sweet potato and meat in it

7 Make a cheese sauce by melting with margarine, add in flour and cook for a minute

8 Add the warmed milk little by little, keep on stirring all the time until all the milk has been used

9 Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese, then pour this over the meat

10 Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the sauce and bake in oven for ½ hour and then serve warm.


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