Step-by-Step Guide to Make Perfect 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. Make sure the pie is completely cold, then cover it well with cling film and freeze.

Boil the potatoes until soft and mash them with the milk until smooth and creamy. Spoon the meat mixture into a gratin dish and cover with a thick, even layer of mashed potato. A traditional cottage pie is made with ground beef and topped with mashed potatoes.

Hey everyone, hope you’re having an incredible day today. Today, I will show you a way to make a distinctive dish, cottage pie. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

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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. Make sure the pie is completely cold, then cover it well with cling film and freeze.

To get started with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few components. You can cook cottage pie using 21 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Cottage pie:

  1. {Prepare 750 g of minced beef.
  2. {Get 2 of thyme springs.
  3. {Take 1 of onion.
  4. {Make ready 1 clove of garlic.
  5. {Prepare 2 of celery sticks.
  6. {Prepare 2 of carrots.
  7. {Take 1 1/2 tbsp of flour.
  8. {Prepare 1 tbsp of tomato puree.
  9. {Get 2 tbsp of Worcester sauce.
  10. {Prepare 1-2 of bay leaves.
  11. {Make ready 350-450 ml of broth.
  12. {Prepare 1/2 glass of red wine (optional).
  13. {Prepare 1 handful of frozen peas.
  14. {Take of Salt, pepper, paprika, chilli, garlic.
  15. {Make ready of For the mash.
  16. {Take 900 g of potatoes.
  17. {Prepare 4 of carrots.
  18. {Get 1 splash of milk.
  19. {Prepare 1 handful of cheddar.
  20. {Take of Butter.
  21. {Take of Salt, pepper, nutmeg.

We used potato slices, which saves time and looks good, too. For a shepherd's pie, use lamb. 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.

Steps to make Cottage pie:

  1. Brown the mince. Cut all the vegetables in little dices and add to the meat. Fry on a medium heat for 20min. Then add the seasonings and fry a bit longer..
  2. Add the tomato puree and fry for a minute over a high heat. Then sprinkle in the flour and mix well. If you use the wine pour in now, and let it reduce a bit. Then add the broth, bay leave and thyme and simmer uncovered for 45min. Add the frozen peas when it done..
  3. Boil the potatoes and carrots and make a nice creamy mash. Add the cheese to the mash as well. Add the mince in an ovenproof dish. Add the mash on top..
  4. Make a pattern in the mash with a fork. Put it in the oven 220 degrees until golden. Enjoy <3.

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. Now, cottage pie and shepherd's pie differ only in the type of ground meat they are made with. At its most basic, cottage pie is a meat pie (or casserole) that is topped with mashed potatoes rather than a pie crust. After this, it can vary greatly from region to region (or kitchen to kitchen).

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