Cottage Pie

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 485.6
  • Total Fat: 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.3 mg
  • Sodium: 407.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 42.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 29.6 g

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Old favorite which will keep you going all day Old favorite which will keep you going all day
Number of Servings: 4


    450 g leaned minced beef
    1 large onion chopped
    2 tbs olive oil
    2 cloves of garlic chopped
    2 tsp worcestershire sauce
    1/2 tbs chopped parsley (fresh or dried)
    1/2 tbs chopped basil (fresh or dried)
    1 level tbs plain flour
    dash of salt and pepper
    1 tbs tomato puree ( paste)
    10 fl oz (275ml) hot water
    1 1/2 ( 20ml) beef concentrated liquid stock
    800 g King Edward or Maris piper potatoes
    1 tbs creme fraiche
    20 g cheddar cheese grated
    dash of salt


Pre heat oven 200C, Gas Mark 6, 400F

Grease large deep dish approx 8" diametre

Boil the potatoes for 20 mins unitl soft

Fry the chopped onion and garlic in tthe olive oil until soft and pale, add the beef mince and cook until brown - approx 15mins

Season with salt, pepper, herbs and worcestershire sauce.

Stir in the flour. Add puree and beef stock to hot water and add to the meat bringing it back to simmering point.

Put into the greased dish

Mash the potatoes until smooth and add the creme fraiche and a dash of salt. Cover the meat with the mash and then sprinkle on the cheddar cheese.

Bake for 25 mins until crusty and golden. Serve with your choice of vegetables.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SARA_IB.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    This was pretty good. I added an extra cup of cauliflower to the potatoes to create a thicker layer on top. - 1/7/13

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    This was delicious, I added carrots and peas also. Kids loved it and had it for dinner again the next day! - 1/24/11

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    Very Good
    I added carrots and peas into mine along with an extra garlic clove as me and my boy/f love garlic and it came out absolutely beautiful. Such a good recipe will be making it again and again. - 1/14/10

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    Delicious! - 6/9/08

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    absolutely lovely. - 4/11/08