Cosy Cottage Pie
Try our Cosy Cottage Pie for tonight's Dinner
- 450g lean minced beef
- 1 chopped onion
- 2 chopped carrotts
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 1 tsp fresh thyme
- 1/2 cup beef stock
- freshly ground black pepper
- low cal spray oil
- 500g potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
- Cut into florets small cauliflower head
- 75ml low fat milk
- (optional) 30g low fat cheese
Cook the beef over a medium heat for about 5 minutes until brown. Add the onions and carrots and cook for another 10 minutes. Stir in the broth, peas, fresh thyme and a pinch of salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer.
Boil the potatoes for about 10 minutes. Add the cauliflower and cook until the potatoes and cauliflower are tender. Mash the vegetables with a potato masher until smooth. Heat the milk and add to the mixture with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Pour the beef mixture into a large oven proof dish and top with the mashed vegetables. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C (Gas mark 6) and cook for about 20 minutes or untill golden brown. Optional- Use a Bite and sprinkle 30g of low fat cheese over your pie before baking.