Healthy meal ideas using kangaroo mince

Kangaroo mince is super lean and super affordable!

You can never have too many go-to mince recipes in your repertoire, so we’ve pulled together a list of our favourite kangaroo mince recipes that are easy to make part of your weekly meal plan and made a little bit healthier by simply using kangaroo mince. Kangaroo mince is super lean and super affordable! It contains less than 2% fat and it’s also packed with iron, zinc and valuable B-group vitamins which is great news for growing kids and teens.

Here are some healthy meal ideas using kangaroo mince that are sure to keep a smile on the dial, of every member in the family.

• Make their favourite lasagne, spaghetti bolognese, or pasta bake using kangaroo mince. Making the switch is a nutrition-smart move! Try our Spaghetti & Kangaroo Meatballs recipe.
• Think outside the square – prepare your usual mince meat recipes like shepherds pie or savoury mince using kangaroo mince in place of beef or lamb mince.
• Use kangaroo mince to make a favourite casserole or mild curry, served with steamed vegetables and rice, noodles or couscous.
• Whip up lean kangaroo burgers with lettuce, tomato, beetroot, avocado and reduced-fat cheese on a crusty wholemeal roll.
• For toddlers, offer well cooked kangaroo rissoles or meatloaf together with other finger foods for lunch or dinner.
• For something a little different try our dietician approved Italian style kangaroo ragout with roasted butternut pumpkin boats recipe.
• Kangaroo meatballs! Use kangaroo mince to make meatballs and serve them with mash and steamed veg or pop them in the kids lunchbox for an easy school snack.

Great for left overs:
• Top baked potatoes with left over kangaroo meat bolognese sauce and reduced-fat grated cheese.
• Make nachos using corn chips, cooked savoury kangaroo mince, diced tomato, reduced-fat cheese and guacamole.
• Use leftover kangaroo savoury mince or bolognese sauce to make jaffles (using wholemeal or hi-fibre white bread). It’s sure to get the thumbs up!

For the Adults:
• Try our super easy Madras Kangaroo Mince Curry and use any leftover curry mixture as a pie filling, using short crust pastry sheets.
• Kangaroo chilli con carne served with cooked rice and steamed beans.
• Try our dietician approved Mexican Spiced Kangaroo lettuce cups, they are so quick and simple to make and they’re packed with fibre and protein, so you will definitely feel full for hours.