Cottage Pie

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

A mince resource card and the recipe can be downloaded here

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Cottage Pie


 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


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 1780kj
Protein 39.9g
Total fat 14.1g
- saturated fat 5.1g
Carbohydrates 30.5g
- sugars 12.5g
Fibre 7.6g
Sodium 200mg