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    Cottage Pie with a difference

    Cottage Pie with a difference. Photo by wizkid

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    1 hrs 30 mins

    40 mins

    50 mins

    wizkid's Note:

    This is an English Cottage Pie, but with a big difference. All my friends who have tried it say they love it.

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    For the filling

    For the topping


    1. 1
      The filling: Finely chop the onions and garlic and gently fry until transparent in the olive oil.
    2. 2
      (approx 3 minutes) Cube the carrots and put those into the pan with the onions and the garlic, cook for another 2 or so minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the rest of the ingredients.
    4. 4
      If too dry add a little water.
    5. 5
      When cooked put into a ovenproof casserole.
    6. 6
      The topping: Boil the potatoes until cooked.
    7. 7
      Mash them adding the milk and half of the butter.
    8. 8
      Add the grated cheese and mix well.
    9. 9
      Put the mash mix on top of the filling.
    10. 10
      You may wish to sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on top of this.
    11. 11
      Slice the tomatoes and place on top of the topping, putting a knob of butter on each tomato.
    12. 12
      Bake in a moderate oven for 40- 50 minutes, until the tomatoes are cooked, and the top is brown and slightly crispy.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 03, 2014


      Delicious,.The cheese in the topping makes it great. Only change I made was to add some Worcestershire sauce

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    • on November 03, 2007


      Very nice, we especially liked the topping. Thanks.

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    • on July 01, 2007


      A really nice dinner casserole! I was worried that the meat melange might be a little on the dry side, so added water as suggested. Shouldn't have... The flavor was everything it should be and we'll be making it again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cottage Pie with a difference

    Serving Size: 1 (790 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 822.1
    Calories from Fat 291
    Total Fat 32.3 g
    Saturated Fat 13.8 g
    Cholesterol 116.9 mg
    Sodium 316.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 93.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 13.2 g
    Sugars 9.6 g
    Protein 41.6 g

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