Stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince

Stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince. Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula

Stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince: Tasty twist for supper

Want to try something new? These stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince are not only delicious but also easy to prepare.

Stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince

Stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince. Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula

Looking for an interesting dinner idea? Try our stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince. This dish almost reminds one of a good old minced meat vetkoek but it is also very different.

This recipe includes the method to prepare the bread rolls from scratch. What makes these bread rolls interesting is that you prepare the dough and filling separately. Then, roll the dough into balls, add a scoop of the filling inside and close the balls. Next, pop into the oven and bake to perfection.

When ready and you bite through these rolls, you will enjoy the fresh delicious roll on the outside followed by a savoury, meaty filling.

Why prepare our stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince?

These rolls almost remind one of vetkoek with minced meat. When you are out of ideas about what to prepare for the family, these rolls are a quick and easy dish to prepare. They are loaded with flavour and very satisfying and filling.

Let us know in the comments of this recipe if you plan to try this recipe out.

Stuffed dinner rolls with beef mince recipe

Recipe by Msi Muzi Mathebula Course: MainCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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  • 500 g 500 brown bread flour

  • 15 tablespoon 15 tablespoon instant dry yeast

  • 1 tablespoon 1 sugar

  • 2 teaspoons 2 salt

  • ¼ cup ¼ vegetable oil

  • cups water

  • 285 g 285 ground beef

  • 1 large 1 onion

  • 3 tablespoons 3 olive oil

  • 3 cloves 3 garlic, crushed

  • ½ teaspoon ½ salt

  • ½ teaspoon ½ black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon 1 thyme

  • ½ teaspoon ½ cumin

  • ¼ cup ¼ (35g) pine nuts

  • 1 1 egg


  • Make the dough: In a mixing bowl place flour, yeast and sugar and mix.
  • Add salt, water and oil. Knead the dough for 7-8 minutes.
  • Transfer the dough to a greased bowl and let rise for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile make the filling: over medium heat sauté the chopped onion for 2-3 minutes, add crushed garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes more. Add ground beef, salt, pepper, thyme, cumin and pine nuts. Cook for 3-5 minutes, stirring constantly. Let cool.
  • Divide the dough into 16-20 equal pieces and shape each piece into a ball. Roll the balls into a 3-3.5″ (7-9cm) diameter circle. Place 1 tablespoon of the filling in the centre, close the dough tight and shape a ball.
  • Place all the balls in a baking tray, cover and let rest 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Brush the buns with egg wash. Bake 20 minutes.


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