Cottage Pie-Simply the Best

Recipe by JoyfulCook
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan; add the diced onion, carrot, garlic and mushrooms, stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add beef to pan and cook stirring with a fork until sealed and brown.
  • Add the stock, bay leaf, tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaf salt and pepper.
  • Simmer gently for half an hour, reducing liquid and thicken if necessary. Place in ovenproof pie dish and allow to cool.
  • Cook potato, with the 1 diced onion. When cooked, mash the potato, adding the milk, parsley, pepper and salt to taste.
  • Spread the mash evenly over the meat.
  • Place in hot (200c) oven for approximately 30-35 minutes until golden brown.
  • Serve with other cooked vegetables.
  • Note: for a nice variation, you can add some grated cheese to the mash, stir in well and proceed as usual.
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