Cumberland Pie

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 1hr 55mins




  • Cook the beef in the 1 tsp of bacon fat over medium heat until half cooked.
  • Add the onion, carrot, mushrooms and the celery coated in the flour.
  • Saute until the veggies are just beginning to soften.
  • Reduce heat to a simmer and add the beef broth, Worcestershire, marmite, pepper and tarragon. Mix well.
  • Put a lid on the pan; simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add bacon.
  • Meanwhile mash the potatoes with 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.
  • Add salt and pepper and a bit of butter is you wish.
  • Transfer the meat mixture to a 4-cup casserole dish.
  • Spread or pipe the potatoes over top.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and a bit of paprika.
  • Broil until the cheese is bubbly and the top is brown.
  • Serve with salad and crusty rolls for an easy supper.