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  • Recipe

    Liz Webb

    Minced Steak Cottage Pie


    Buttery mashed potato and steak mince combine for the ultimate cottage pie. A homemade classic with hearty flavours. Simple beef cottage pie lifted up with flavourful herbs and stock.

    • Serves 4-6
    • Preparation time 5 mins
    • Cooking time 50 mins
  • Ingredients
    • 1 small onion (chopped finely)
    • 440g Minced Steak
    • 1 tbsp oil
    • 20g plain flour
    • 150ml beef stock
    • 1 tbsp parsley (chopped)
    • pinch of marjoram or lovage
    • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 450g potatoes (cooked and mashed with butter)
    • salt and pepper
  • Method
    1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/ Fan160°C/Gas 4.
    2. In a heavy-based ovenproof casserole pan, heat the oil and brown the onion and meat, stir in the flour and cook for 2 minutes.
    3. Add the stock and simmer for a further 2 minutes. Add the parsley, marjoram or lovage and Worcestershire sauce. Season and cover with the mashed potatoes, marking the surface with a fork.
    4. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes until the potatoes are nicely browned on top.
    5. Serve with glazed carrots and baby turnips.