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Budget-Friendly Cottage Pie

Delicious Cottage Pie with Tomatoes and Thyme

4 - 6

Serves

35 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

This cottage pie recipe is made with Kiwi families in mind. Budget-friendly and delicious - it’s guaranteed to please!

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Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 onion

finely chopped

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1 carrot

finely chopped

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1 tbsp olive oil

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400g, chopped canned tomatoes

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2 tsp beef stock

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2 cups water

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1 tbsp worcestershire sauce

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2 tbsp, chopped parsley

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1 tsp dried thyme

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4 Potatoes

scrubbed

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1 cup Tasty Cheese

grated

Method

To Make Mince

To Make Topping

To Assemble

1

Pre-heat the oven to 190°C.

2

Heat a tablespoon of oil in a fry pan over a medium-high heat.

3

Add the onion and fry till golden.

4

Add the mince and brown, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up the mince as it browns.

5

Reduce heat to low, and add the finely chopped carrot.

6

Cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

7

Add the tinned tomatoes, stock, water (use water to rinse out the tomato tin) and Worcestershire sauce or Marmite.

8

Bring just to the boil, then reduce heat, partially cover and cook mince at a gentle simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

9

Stir through the chopped herbs, taste, and season with salt and pepper as needed.

10

The mince should be thick but not dry.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (391g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1888 (451)kJ

Protein

29.6g

Total Fat

23.8g

Saturated Fat

13.8g

Carbs

28g

Sugars

10g

Sodium

823mg

Iron*

2.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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