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Cheesy Cottage Pie

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Makes

4

Portions
.Suitable for freezing
. Preparation

10

minutes
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50

minutes cooking time
.200 C°, 400 F°, Gas Mark 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 small stick celery, diced
  • 1 small carrot, diced
  • 200g minced beef
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 350 ml beef stock
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 500g King Edward potatoes, peeled and diced or use 350g potatoes and 150g carrot
  • A knob of butter
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 50g Cheddar cheese, grated

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 C Fan.
  2. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add the onion, celery and carrot and fry for 3 minutes.
  3. Add the beef and brown over the heat.
  4. Add the flour, then blend in the stock, Worcestershire sauce and tomato puree and thyme.
  5. Cover with a lid, then simmer for 35 minutes. Season to taste.
  6. Cook the potatoes in boiling water until tender.
  7. Drain, mash and add the milk, butter and Cheddar cheese.
  8. You can add seasoning to the meat and potato for babies over one.
  9. Divide the beef mixture between four ramekins. Top with the mash.
  10. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes..  

Annabel Karmel MBE

Annabel Karmel MBE

A mother of three, Annabel Karmel is the UK's number 1 parenting author. She is an expert in devising tasty & nutritious meals for children without the need for parents to spend hours in the kitchen.

Annabel was awarded an MBE in June 2006 in the Queen's Birthday Honours for her outstanding work in the field of child nutrition and in 2009 Annabel won the Mother and Baby's Lifetime Achievement Award.

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