How to Prepare Speedy Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie. Proper English Cottage Pie is a delicious, very traditional mince pie (beef) topped with mashed potato. Cottage pie is a combination of ground lamb or beef with mashed potatoes, topped with a bubbling layer of cheese is the perfect comfort food. Boil the potatoes until soft and mash them with the milk until smooth and creamy.

We used potato slices, which saves time and looks good, too. For a shepherd's pie, use lamb. Cottage Pie is one of those rare foods that is truly perfect to make in advance.

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Proper English Cottage Pie is a delicious, very traditional mince pie (beef) topped with mashed potato. Cottage pie is a combination of ground lamb or beef with mashed potatoes, topped with a bubbling layer of cheese is the perfect comfort food. Boil the potatoes until soft and mash them with the milk until smooth and creamy.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook cottage pie using 14 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Cottage Pie:

  1. {Make ready 1 of Ib lean mince beef.
  2. {Get 1 of large onion chopped.
  3. {Prepare 1 of large carrot chopped.
  4. {Get 1 stick of celery chopped.
  5. {Make ready 100 g of Mushroom sliced.
  6. {Make ready 2 of large tomatoes quartered.
  7. {Take 1 tbsp of fresh parsley chopped.
  8. {Take 1/2 tsp of dried mixed herbs.
  9. {Get of Salt + Pepper.
  10. {Get 300 ml of / 1/2pint beef stock.
  11. {Prepare 10 drops of Worcestershire sauce.
  12. {Prepare 3 tbsp of cornflour (+ 2tbsp water).
  13. {Get 4 of large potatoes peeled and chopped.
  14. {Take 50 g of to 100g cheddar cheese grated.

Cottage Pie and Shepherd's Pie are both savory meat pies with a crust or topping of mashed potatoes. Traditionally, Shepherd's Pie is made with ground or minced lamb, while a Cottage Pie is made with ground or minced beef. We prefer beef in this house, so the Cottage Pie has always been our preference! Why is Cottage Pie called "Cottage Pie?" Cottage pie is a meat pie that is topped with mashed potatoes and baked in the oven.

Steps to make Cottage Pie:

  1. Prepare ingredients.
  2. Heat 1tbsp of vegetable oil and add onion and mince to frying pan and cook until browned (I cook in batches and drain any excess fat if not using lean mince).
  3. Add mince back to pan if done in batches, add carrots and celery and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Boil a pan of water to cook your potatoes. Add mushrooms and tomatoes and stir in. Scatter over the herbs and season. Pour in the stock and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to the boil, stir and reduce heat. Simmer for 20 minutes..
  5. Add potatoes to boiling water until tender approx 20 mins..
  6. Once mince simmered for 20 mins remove tomato skins and stir mixture..
  7. Blend cornflour with water and pour over mince stir until thickens up. If cooking straight away Pre heat oven to 190°C /375°C / Gas 5.
  8. Drain the potatoes and mash (you can add butter and milk).
  9. Pour mince into oven proof dish and spoon mash over the top. Sprinkle cheese on top. Bake for approx 40 / 45 mins. Serve with green beans, peas and gravy..

Now, cottage pie and shepherd's pie differ only in the type of ground meat they are made with. Two-Potato Shepherd's Pie Shepherd's pie has another name, cottage pie, and mashed potatoes have another alternative – sweet potatoes. Whatever you call it, there's enough in the recipe to bake one casserole and freeze the other for up to three months. Did we mention Cumberland pie is a cousin, but with bread crumbs on top? At its most basic, cottage pie is a meat pie (or casserole) that is topped with mashed potatoes rather than a pie crust.

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