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The Best Cottage Pie

High Iron Family Favourite

6

Serves

1 hrs 15 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

The classic cottage pie is sure to satisfy all hungry mouths. The Pie can be frozen and used within 3 months for an easy go-to meal.

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Low Sodium

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Ingredients

Beef

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1kg Quality Mark beef mince

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1 finely chopped onion

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2 grated carrots

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2 finely chopped sticks celery stalks

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150ml red wine

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400g chopped canned tomatoes

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1 tbsp tomato paste

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250ml beef stock

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2 tbsp finely chopped parsley

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2 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme

Topping

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1.2kg cubed Potatoes

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200ml milk

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25g butter

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1 cup grated cheddar cheese

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1 tsp paprika

To serve

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green peas

Method

To Make Filling

To Make Topping

To Assemble

To Serve

1

Preheat the oven to 190°C

2

Heat a dash of oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over a medium-high heat.

3

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

4

Remove and set aside.

5

Reduce the heat to low, add another dash of oil and cook the onion for at least 5 minutes until soft.

6

Increase heat and add carrot and celery and cook for a further 5 minutes.

7

Pour in the wine if using, and bring to the boil.

8

Return beef mince to the saucepan with tomatoes, tomato paste and stock.

9

Season as required.

10

Reduce heat, cover and cook mince mixture at a gentle simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally until most of the liquid has evaporated.

11

Stir through the chopped herbs.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (669g)

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

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Energy

2494 (593)kJ

Protein

53.8g

Total Fat

22.1g

Saturated Fat

12.1g

Carbs

41g

Sugars

7.7g

Sodium

429mg

Iron*

8.9mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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