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Cottage Pie

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Serves 4

Yummy and very simple!

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  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 2 medium carrots chopped
  • 500g lean mince
  • 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 300ml beef stock
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and ground pepper
  • For the topping
  • Potatoes peeled and diced
  • 2 teaspoons of Dijon mustard
  • 75g butter
  • 4 tablespoons of milk
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Cheese and onion crisps


    1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas mark 5
    2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Add the onion, garlic and carrot and cook over a medium heat until soft. Add the mince and cook to brown.
    3. Add the tinned tomatoes, purée, beef stock, mixed herbs and Worcestershire sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile, boil the potatoes in water until soft. Drain and mash with the mustard, butter and milk. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon the mince mixture into a casserole dish.
    5. Top with the mash, cheese and crushed crisps and bake for 30 minutes until golden brown.

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