Cottage pie

A quick and easy potato topped mince meal loaded with vegetables - a tasty one pot meal

SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPE Dinner
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPE Dinner

This cottage pie is quick and easy to make

Method

  1. Half fill a pot with water, add potatoes, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a sharp knife
  2. Drain, mash the potato with the milk. Keep warm
  3. Heat a pan, add the oil, onion and carrots and cook for 5 - 10 minutes. Add the mince and stir-fry until brown
  4. Add mushrooms, courgettes, tomatoes, water and tomato sauce and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes, add more water if the mixture becomes dry
  5. Preheat the oven to 200ºC
  6. Place the mince mixture in a baking dish
  7. Spread the potato over the top, sprinkle with grated cheese
  8. Place in the oven and cook for 20 - 30 minutes until the potato is steaming hot and golden brown. Remove from the oven
  9. Serve sprinkled with parsley
  • potatoes, medium, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2  cup
    milk, reduced fat
  • 1 tbsp
    oil
  • onion, peeled and chopped finely
  • carrots, finely chopped or grated
  • 500 g
    beef mince
  • 1 cup
    mushrooms, finely chopped
  • courgettes, finely chopped or grated
  • 400 g
    can tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp
    tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup
    water
  • 1/4 cup
    cheese, grated (optional)
  • 1 tbsp
    parsley, chopped
Per Serve
  • Energy
    1922kJ
  • Total Fat
    17.7g
  • Saturated Fat
    6.2g
  • Protein
    38.0g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    34.0g
  • Sugars
    12.5g
  • Dietary Fibre
    6.3g
  • Sodium
    325mg

This cottage pie is quick and easy to make

Method

  1. Half fill a pot with water, add potatoes, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a sharp knife
  2. Drain, mash the potato with the milk. Keep warm
  3. Heat a pan, add the oil, onion and carrots and cook for 5 - 10 minutes. Add the mince and stir-fry until brown
  4. Add mushrooms, courgettes, tomatoes, water and tomato sauce and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes, add more water if the mixture becomes dry
  5. Preheat the oven to 200ºC
  6. Place the mince mixture in a baking dish
  7. Spread the potato over the top, sprinkle with grated cheese
  8. Place in the oven and cook for 20 - 30 minutes until the potato is steaming hot and golden brown. Remove from the oven
  9. Serve sprinkled with parsley