Elim Mince GF DF Mod


500g mince
½ leek finely chopped
½ carrot, grated
½ fresh beetroot, grated
2 tablespoons pear chutney or choko chutney (pages 35 or 49 in booklet)
1 clove garlic
½ choko pureed (precooked to soften before pureeing) OR ½ cup homemade stock
1 stalk finely chopped celery
(Celery can be replaced with cabbage, Bok Choy, Brussels sprouts or peeled grated zucchini to vary recipe)
Canola/Rice/Sunflower or safflower oil
Salt to taste


• Heat a fry pan and add the oil
• Brown the mince with the garlic and leek
• Add the carrot, beetroot, celery, pureed choko (or stock), chutney and salt
• Cook until vegetables have softened.

Serving suggestions:

• Over pasta (gluten-free or wheat varieties as allowed)
• Use as a base to Shepherd’s Pie
• Use as a mince for a ‘Elim Lasagne’
• Serve over GF or wheat toast as allowed
• Served wrapped inside rice paper, pancakes or homemade GF wraps

Disclaimer: Please note that the food chemical elimination diet is a testing tool to find which food chemical substances your body is sensitive to. It is not intended to be a life-long diet. This procedure should be done with the supervision of your dietitian. Once the elimination investigations are complete you need to add foods back to the diet, from the food chemical groups you have been avoiding, to find your tolerance levels to the substances to which you are sensitive.

The following recipes fall into 4 main categories and will help you through this diet investigation and or the initial re-introduction of moderate chemicals.

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