Proper English Cottage Pie

Proper English Cottage Pie

Such tradition, such deliciousness.

Adapted from AllRecipes

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 4 oz cheese
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 oz butter
  • 8 oz milk
  • 4 potato
  • 1.5 cup beef broth
  • 3 tsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 0.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • 16 oz beef
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

    Step 2

    To Make Meat Filling: Place a large skillet over medium heat. Crumble in ground beef and saute 1 minute. Add onion and carrot, then continue to saute until meat is no longer pink and onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Mix in flour, cinnamon, mixed herbs, and parsley.

    Step 3

    In a small bowl, combine beef broth and tomato paste. Mix together, then add to beef mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste. Lower heat and simmer mixture for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost all of liquid has been absorbed. Spoon mixture into a 9 inch pie plate.

    Step 4

    To Make Potato Topping: Place diced potatoes in a medium saucepan. Cover with water and place over high heat. Allow to come to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain.

    Step 5

    Mash potatoes until smooth, then add butter or margarine, followed by milk. Whip until fluffy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spread potatoes over beef filling. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese.

    Step 6

    Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes, until top is browned and cheese is bubbly.

    Step 1

    Place in preheated oven.

    Step 2

    Set oven to 400 degrees F.

    Step 3

    Spread potatoes over beef filling. Sprinkle with grated Cheddar cheese.

  • 0.25 lb cheese
  • Step 4

    Add salt and pepper to taste.

  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 5

    Whip until fluffy.

    Step 6

    Mash potatoes until smooth, then add butter or margarine, followed by milk.

  • 0.25 cup butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • Step 7

    Drain potatoes.

    Step 8

    Continue to boil.

    Step 9

    Place diced potatoes in a medium saucepan. Cover with water and place over high heat to bring to a boil.

  • 4 potato
  • Step 10

    Spoon mixture into a 9 inch pie plate.

    Step 11

    Lower heat and let mixture simmer.

    Step 12

    Mix together, then add to beef mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste.

    Step 13

    In a small bowl, combine beef broth and tomato paste.

  • 1.5 cup beef broth
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • Step 14

    Mix in ingredients to skillet.

  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 0.5 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • Step 15

    Add onion and carrot to skillet.

    Step 16

    Place a large skillet over medium heat. Crumble in ground beef and saute 1 minute.

  • 1 lb beef
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