Rissoles with a twist

Who says you need to be a ‘master chef’ to make great-tasting food?. Simple recipes are usually the best – like these tasty and easy-to-make rissoles.


  •  500 grams low-fat beef mince
  •  1 large brown onion, diced
  •  2 tomatoes, diced
  •  2 celery sticks, diced
  •  1 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  •  2 eggs, lightly whisked
  •  1 small cup breadcrumbs
  •  1 tablespoon mixed herbs
  •  1 packet powdered
  • chicken-noodle soup
  •  1 small can pineapple rings, diced
  •  2 large cups flour
  •   Light canola oil, for shallow-frying



1. Place mince in a large bowl and use a spoon to break it up.

2. Add onion, tomatoes, celery, carrot, eggs, breadcrumbs, mixed herbs, soup and pineapple.

3. Use a large spoon to mix all the ingredients together.

4. Place the flour on a large plate.

5. Scoop up a large spoonful of the rissole mixture and make it into a patty. Roll and knead each patty in the flour to the desired size. Repeat with the remaining mixture.

6. Put a little bit of oil in the bottom of a medium frying pan. Cook rissoles over medium heat until cooked on each side.

7. Serve with some healthy vegetables or a yummy salad.

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