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Family Friendly Cottage Pie

Delicious Cottage Pie with Tomatoes and Thyme

6

Serves

35 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

This cottage pie recipe is made with Kiwi families in mind. It's perfect for cook once eat twice - cook in two small oven proof dishes and freeze one for another day. Budget-friendly and delicious - it’s guaranteed to please!

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High Iron

High Protein

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Freezer-Friendly,

Casserole/Slow,

Dinner,

Family Favourites,

Beef,

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 tbsp olive oil

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1 onion

finely chopped

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1 large carrot

finely chopped

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1 x 400g can chopped tomatoes

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1 x 400g can brown lentils

drained and rinsed

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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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1 tsp dried thyme

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1 tbsp parsley

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chopped

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6 medium-large Agria potatoes

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1/2 - 1 cup 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, drained and rinsed lentils, 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 (529g)

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

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Energy

1477 (352)kJ

Protein

31.0g

Total Fat

8.8g

Saturated Fat

3.6g

Carbs

33.4g

Sugars

5.5g

Sodium

333mg

Iron*

6.0mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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