Cottage pie with cauliflower mash
oven, knife, microwave, blender, frying pan, ovenproof pot
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Preheat the oven to 200C or 180C fan. Finely dice all vegetables except cauliflower.
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- ½ cauliflower
- 1 tbsp double cream
- 1 tbsp butter
Chop cauliflower into chunks. Place in bowl and add cream and butter.
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Microwave on high for 4 mins. Stir to evenly coat. Continue cooking for 3-4 mins until soft.
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- 20 g shredded cheddar cheese
Blend and add cheese. Season.
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- ½ tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ onion
- ½ clove garlic
- frying pan
Heat oil in frying pan over medium heat. Fry onions and garlic until softened.
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- 250 g ground beef
Add beef and cook until browned.
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- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 1 stalks celery
- 1 carrots
Add tomato paste, celery and carrots. Stir and cook for 3 mins.
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- 75 ml beef stock
- ½ tbsp dried thyme
- 1 bay leaves
Add stock, thyme, bay and seasoning. Cook for 15 mins or until liquid is reduced.
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- ovenproof pot
Spread beef mix in the bottom of an oven proof dish.
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- 25 g shredded cheddar cheese (for sprinkling)
Spread and cover with cauliflower mash. Sprinkle with cheese.
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Bake for 15 minutes or until brown.
Enjoy your meal!