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Cottage pie with cauliflower mash

Based on 2 ratings

Helen

Community Member

“Healthy low carb alternative to traditional recipe.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
onion
1 clove garlic
500 g ground beef
2 tbsp tomato paste
2 stalks celery
carrots
150 ml beef stock
1 tbsp dried thyme
bay leaves
cauliflower
2 tbsp double cream
2 tbsp butter
40 g shredded cheddar cheese
50 g shredded cheddar cheese (for sprinkling)

Utensils

  • oven
  • knife
  • microwave
  • blender
  • frying pan
  • ovenproof pot
  • Step 1/11

    • oven
    • knife

    Preheat the oven to 200C or 180C fan. Finely dice all vegetables except cauliflower.

  • Step 2/11

    • cauliflower
    • 2 tbsp double cream
    • 2 tbsp butter

    Chop cauliflower into chunks. Place in bowl and add cream and butter.

  • Step 3/11

    • microwave

    Microwave on high for 4 mins. Stir to evenly coat. Continue cooking for 3-4 mins until soft.

  • Step 4/11

    • 40 g shredded cheddar cheese
    • blender

    Blend and add cheese. Season.

  • Step 5/11

    • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
    • onion
    • 1 clove garlic
    • frying pan

    Heat oil in frying pan over medium heat. Fry onions and garlic until softened.

  • Step 6/11

    • 500 g ground beef

    Add beef and cook until browned.

  • Step 7/11

    • 2 tbsp tomato paste
    • 2 stalks celery
    • carrots

    Add tomato paste, celery and carrots. Stir and cook for 3 mins.

  • Step 8/11

    • 150 ml beef stock
    • 1 tbsp dried thyme
    • bay leaves

    Add stock, thyme, bay and seasoning. Cook for 15 mins or until liquid is reduced.

  • Step 9/11

    Spread beef mix in the bottom of an oven proof dish.
    • ovenproof pot

    Spread beef mix in the bottom of an oven proof dish.

  • Step 10/11

    Spread and cover with cauliflower mash. Sprinkle with cheese.
    • 50 g shredded cheddar cheese (for sprinkling)

    Spread and cover with cauliflower mash. Sprinkle with cheese.

  • Step 11/11

    Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.

    Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.

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