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Ground Beef Cottage Pie with Creamy Mashed Potato & Peas

  • Meat
  • British
  • Contains Dairy
  • Beef

With a rich, hearty filling topped with gorgeous velvety mashed potato this comforting cottage pie will have you craving more.

Nutrition Per Portion

  • Calories


  • Carbs


  • Fat


  • Fibre


  • Protein


  • Sugar


  • 0.0 min

    Preheat the oven to 180C. Boil some water to make stock. You will need 500ml for each stock cube. Add the stock to the boiling water and stir to dissolve. Boil another pan of salted water to be used later.

  • 0.5 min

    Peel and chop the potato into 2 cm pieces.

  • 2.0 min

    Finely chop the brown onion, garlic and celery.

  • 4.0 min

    Peel and dice the carrots.

  • 5.0 min

    Add the potato to the salted pan of boiling water.

  • 5.5 min

    Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

  • 6.5 min

    Add the onion and carrot and cook until starting to soften.

  • 8.5 min

    Add the garlic and celery.

  • 10.0 min

    Add the mince and cook until browned.

  • 13.0 min

    Add the tomato paste and Worchestershire sauce.

  • 13.5 min

    Add the beef stock and simmer. Stirring occassionally.

  • 15.0 min

    Add the gravy granules and rosemary and cook until the sauce has thickened.

  • 17.0 min

    Season the cottage pie mixture well with salt and pepper.

  • 17.5 min

    When the potatoes are tender drain them and return to the pan over low heat.

  • 18.0 min

    Add half of the butter and cream and mash until smooth.

  • 18.5 min

    Season well with salt and pepper, stir and set aside.

  • 19.0 min

    Add the peas and cook until tender.

  • 20.0 min

    In a baking dish, add the meat mixture and spread the mashed potato evenly over the top.

  • 21.0 min

    Place the cottage pie in the oven and bake.

  • 33.5 min

    Add the remaining cream and butter, stir through.

  • 34.0 min

    Season with salt and pepper.

  • 34.5 min

    Remove the cottage pie from the oven and divide among the serving plates.

  • Ingredients

    Fresh Rosemary





    cut into 2cm pieces

    Beef Stock

    combine each stock cube with 450-500ml of boiling water. Stir until dissolved. 100ml per person

    Tomato Paste

    Gravy Granules


    finely chopped


    finely chopped


    finely chopped

    Beef Mince

    Brown Onion

    finely chopped

    Olive Oil

    1 tablespoon per person

    Worcestershire Sauce

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