Allotment Cottage Pie

Allotment Cottage Pie

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"A wonderfully comforting pie that’s open to your own tweaks. Use any root veg in the filling and you won’t be disappointed."

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

50 min

Baking

20 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
200 ml
water
3⅓ g
dried porcini mushrooms
1 sprigs
rosemary
leeks
1
carrots
166⅔ g
turnip
166⅔ g
celery roots
tbsp
olive oil
tsp
cumin seed
½ kg
potatoes
13⅓ g
unsalted butter
dash
milk
red onion
tbsp
Marmite
1 tbsp
tomato paste
133⅓ g
green lentils

Utensils

blender, nonstick pan, saucepan, ovenproof pot

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  • Step 1/10

    • 200 ml water
    • 3⅓ g dried porcini mushrooms
    • blender

    In a blender, cover the porcini with 600ml of boiling water. Leave them to rehydrate.

  • Step 2/10

    • 1 sprigs rosemary
    • tbsp olive oil
    • nonstick pan

    Drizzle 2 tablespoons of oil into a large casserole pot on a medium heat, once hot, strip in the rosemary and fry for 30-60 seconds until them start to crisp up. Remove them to a plate with a slotted spoon for later.

  • Step 3/10

    • leeks
    • 1 carrots
    • 166⅔ g turnip
    • 166⅔ g celery roots

    Trim, wash and slice the leeks into 2cm thick rounds. Scrub the carrots, turnip and celery root (aka celeriac) and chop into small cubes, roughly the same size

  • Step 4/10

    • tsp cumin seed

    Add the cumin seeds and the prepared veg into the flavoured oil, season and cook for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.

  • Step 5/10

    • ½ kg potatoes
    • 13⅓ g unsalted butter
    • dash milk
    • saucepan

    Meanwhile, peel and roughly chop the potatoes, cook in a plan of boiling salted water for 15 minutes, or until tender, then drain well. Mash with the butter (cubed) and a splash of milk and season to taste.

  • Step 6/10

    Pre-heat the oven to 190 C / 375 F / Gas Mark 5

  • Step 7/10

    • red onion
    • tbsp Marmite
    • 1 tbsp tomato paste

    Quarter the onion and add to the blender with the porcini mushrooms. Add in the Marmite, tomato purée and blitz until smooth.

  • Step 8/10

    Pour into the veg pan and cook for another 10 minutes, or until dark and caramelised, stirring regularly and scraping up any sticky bits from the bottom of the pan.

  • Step 9/10

    • 133⅓ g green lentils

    Tip the can of lentils (juices and all) into the veg pan, bring to the boil, then season to taste.

  • Step 10/10

    • ovenproof pot

    Pour into a oven-proof dish and spoon over the mash, place on an oven tray (to catch any spills) and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden and bubbling at the edges, then sprinkle over the crispy rosemary. Serve with steamed seasonal greens of choice!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Allotment Cottage Pie

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