Cottage Pie

  • Serves: 4 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 45 minutes

    Cottage Pie

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    2 tbsp Olive Oil

    150g Onion, finely chopped

    800g Minced Beef

    1 Egg, beaten

    Salt and pepper

    3 tbsp Olive Oil for cooking meatballs

    For the Tomato Sauce

    110g Onion, sliced

    1 Garlic Clove, crushed

    1 tbsp Olive Oil

    150g grated Irish Cheddar

    1 tsp Sugar Salt and Pepper

    2 x 400g Chunky Chopped Tomatoes with Herbs


    Preheat oven to 170°C/ 325°F/Gas Mark 3

    Gently re-heat the prepared browned mince with cooked vegetables together.

    When they are piping hot, add 1 tablespoon flour, 2 tablespoons gravy granules, 1 tablespoon dried thyme and cook for a further 3 minutes, stirring all the time.

    Add in the frozen vegetables and water, stir to mix well.

    Pour the mixture into a baking dish and top with a layer of cooked mashed potatoes.

    Sprinkle on the grated cheddar cheese.

    Bake in a pre-heated oven for 45 minutes.