Cottage pie with vegetable mash topping

The mixed vegetable mash adds a flavoursome topping to the savoury mince.
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Cottage pie with vegetable mash topping

Cottage pie with vegetable mash topping

The mixed vegetable mash adds a flavoursome topping to the savoury mince.

Serves:
4

Ready:
1 hour 5 minutes

Avg. customer rating
2 votes

Prep time:
20 minutes

Cooking time:
45 minutes

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion for 5-10 minutes, until soft, adding in the garlic for the last minute. Turn the heat up to medium/high, add the mince and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir through the tomato purée and mixed herbs, then pour in the stock. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 minutes, until thickened.
  3. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, 180ºC fan, gas 6. Cook the sweet potatoes, potatoes and carrots in a pan of boiling water for 10 minutes, until soft. Drain and mash with the Butterlicious.
  4. Spoon the mince mixture into a 1.5 litre-baking dish and top with the mash. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  5. Cook the peas in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and serve as a side.
Make it veggie

Try swapping the mince for chickpeas and cannellini beans, and the beef for vegetable stock.

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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, peeled & finely chopped
  • 350g lean beef steak mince
  • 400g sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into 4cm chunks
  • 300g carrots, peeled & chopped
  • 300g potatoes, peeled & cut into 4cm chunks
  • 30g Butterlicious spread
  • 380g basics frozen British garden peas
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From your store cupboard

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled & finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon tomato purée
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • 200ml beef stock (1 stock cube)

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