Cottage Pie Click image to enlarge
Course: Main
Dish: Meat
Serves: 4
Nutritional information per serving:

Energy: 496 kcals / 2077 kJ,
Protein: 19.1mg
Fat: 27.4mg
Carbs: 43.5mg
Fibre: 6.8mg
Sodium: 0.8g
Salt: 2g


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Cottage Pie

Try this traditional dish made easy, with the help of canned food.
40 minutes to prepare and cook. Serves 4.

400g can vegetable hot pot/stew
300g can carrots, drained
250g minced beef
1 potato, peeled and cut into chunks
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
2 tsp whole grain mustard
1 tbsp milk
a knob of butter
50g cheddar cheese, grated
1 tbsp oil



1. Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the minced beef and cook until browned. Add the vegetable hot pot and carrots. Simmer for 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the two types of potatoes. Simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Drain, return to the pan and mash with the mustard, milk and butter.
3. When the mince is cooked, check the seasoning and spoon into an ovenproof dish. Spread the mashed potato over the meat and sprinkle with the cheese. Place under a preheated grill for 5-10 minutes or until the top is beginning to turn brown.

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