Cottage Pie

A delicious and warming dish, prefect for a cold autumn evening.

Recipe By: yhiranuma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/34)
Serves 3 Prep: 20 min Cook: 50 min

Ingredients

Minced beef 300-400g
Butter as required
Vegetable oil as required
Onion (medium) 1
Carrots 1-2
Garlic 1-2 cloves
Tomato puree 1.5 tbsp
Beef stock 100ml
Red wine 100ml
Worcester sauce 1-2 tbsp
Mashed Potato:
Potatoes 2-3
Butter 2-3 tbsp
Double cream 50-100ml
Salt & pepper as required

Method

1
Put the butter and oil in a large pan and fry the finely chopped onion until soft and brown.
2
Add the finely diced carrot and finely chopped garlic and fry.
3
Add the minced beef and fry until browned. Add the tomato puree and mix well.
4
Put the red wine in a separate pan and allow the alcohol to evaporate, then add to Step 3.
5
Add Worcester sauce and stock and simmer for 15 minutes without the lid. Season with salt & pepper.
6
In the meantime, make the mashed potato: boil the potatoes and drain thoroughly to remove all the water. Mash in a bowl.
7
Add the butter and cream to the potato and season with salt & pepper.
8
Transfer Step 5 into an oven dish and top evenly with the mash from Step 7 to cover.
9
Put in a preheated oven 200C (Gas mark 6) for 10 minutes.
10
When the top is golden, turn the heat down to 180C (Gas mark 4) for another 30-40 minutes.

Tips & Note

◆When frying the beef, allow the moisture to fry off
◆When covering with the mashed potato, start from the edges first and work to the centre lightly
◆You could add boiled celeriac to the mash for a different flavour

Cottage Pie

A delicious and warming dish, prefect for a cold autumn evening.

Recipe By: yhiranuma (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/34)

Serves 3

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 50 min

Ingredients

Minced beef 300-400g
Butter as required
Vegetable oil as required
Onion (medium) 1
Carrots 1-2
Garlic 1-2 cloves
Tomato puree 1.5 tbsp
Beef stock 100ml
Red wine 100ml
Worcester sauce 1-2 tbsp
Mashed Potato:
Potatoes 2-3
Butter 2-3 tbsp
Double cream 50-100ml
Salt & pepper as required

Cottage Pie

Recipe ID :654 Posted on 02 JUN 2015

Serves 3

Prep 20min
Cook 50min
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A delicious and warming dish, prefect for a cold autumn evening.

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300-400g
as required
as required
1
1-2
1-2 cloves
1.5 tbsp
100ml
100ml
1-2 tbsp
2-3
2-3 tbsp
50-100ml
as required

Method

Prep
20min
Cook
50min
1
Put the butter and oil in a large pan and fry the finely chopped onion until soft and brown.
2
Add the finely diced carrot and finely chopped garlic and fry.
3
Add the minced beef and fry until browned. Add the tomato puree and mix well.
4
Put the red wine in a separate pan and allow the alcohol to evaporate, then add to Step 3.
5
Add Worcester sauce and stock and simmer for 15 minutes without the lid. Season with salt & pepper.
6
In the meantime, make the mashed potato:boil the potatoes and drain thoroughly to remove all the water. Mash in a bowl.
7
Add the butter and cream to the potato and season with salt & pepper.
8
Transfer Step 5 into an oven dish and top evenly with the mash from Step 7 to cover.
9
Put in a preheated oven 200C (Gas mark 6) for 10 minutes.
10
When the top is golden, turn the heat down to 180C (Gas mark 4) for another 30-40 minutes.

Tips & Note

◆When frying the beef, allow the moisture to fry off
◆When covering with the mashed potato, start from the edges first and work to the centre lightly
◆You could add boiled celeriac to the mash for a different flavour

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