Cottage Pie

A quick and easy pie loaded with vegetables the whole family will enjoy

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Cottage Pie

Ingredients

 serves 4

4 potatoes, medium, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup milk, reduced fat
1 tbsp oil
1 onion, peeled and chopped finely
2 carrots, finely chopped or grated
500 g beef mince
1 cup mushrooms, finely chopped
2 courgettes, finely chopped or grated
400 g can tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup cheese, grated (optional)
1 tbsp parsley, chopped

Method

1. Half fill a pot with water, add potatoes, bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender when pierced with a sharp knife
2. Drain, mash the potato with the milk. Keep warm
3. Heat a pan, add the oil, onion and carrots and cook for 5 - 10 minutes. Add the mince and stir-fry until brown
4. Add mushrooms, courgettes, tomatoes, water and tomato sauce and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes, add more water if the mixture becomes dry
5. Preheat the oven to 200ºC
6. Place the mince mixture in a baking dish
7. Spread the potato over the top, sprinkle with grated cheese
8. Place in the oven and cook for 20 - 30 minutes until the potato is steaming hot and golden brown. Remove from the oven
9. Serve sprinkled with parsley

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [4 Serves]
Energy 1922kj
Protein 38.0g
Total fat 17.7g
- saturated fat 6.2g
Carbohydrates 34.0g
- sugars 12.5g
Fibre 6.3g
Sodium 325mg