Cottage Pie OAMC

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by sarahbeier

Another recipe from "Don't Panic- Dinner's in the Freezer"- with some alterations. The original recipe calls for cheese sprinkled on top and canned veggies. I have always made it without cheese and never missed it- it is very flavorful. I like to use frozen veggies rather than canned whenever possible. I have used frozen corn, and frozen veggie medley but prefer peas in this recipe. This can be made as a large casserole or as individual pot pies.

Top Review by Chef Tweaker

Whoops! I just now noticed that the recipe says 16 oz of peas... I used 6 oz (1.5 cups). Not sure if I would like more than 2-3 cups though so maybe that was a good thing. I have another recipe that is similar to this one but the picante sauce is different. I have a homemade mild salsa that I used. Worked perfect! (Haven't tried freezing it yet. Not really sure how to freeze cassaroles without using disposable aluminum.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown ground beef with the onions, drain. Add salt, pepper, garlic. Spread beef evenly in bottom of 8 x 8 casserole dish.
  2. Layer veggies on top of the beef, followed by tomato soup and picante sauce. Top with mashed potatoes.
  3. OAMC- Allow to cool completely, then wrap and freeze.
  4. To serve, thaw completely if frozen and bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 45 minutes or until heated through.

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