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Classic Cottage Pie

This cottage pie recipe makes an impressive and easy dinner the whole family will enjoy. People often wonder about the difference – shepherd’s pie uses lamb and cottage pie uses beef. Either way, it’s a simply delicious winter warmer!


500 grams beef mince

1 tbsp. B-well Canola Oil

1 tsp spice for mince

1 small tin tomato paste

1 medium onion chopped

100 ml beef stock

1 clove garlic crushed, optional

2 large potatoes

½ tsp salt

100 ml milk

25 grams butter

How To Make:

For the meat

Fry the onion in the oil.

Add garlic and mince.

Fry until brown.

Add spice, beef stock and tomato.

Cook until most of the fluid has evaporated.

Prepare mashed potatoes

Boil 2 large potatoes in water with salt.

Mash the potatoes and add butter and milk to make it soft and spreadable.

Put the mince in an oven pan.

Cover mince with the mashed potatoes.

Bake for 20 minutes at 180°C  until mash starts getting brownish peaks.