Cottage pie with shiitake mushrooms

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Ruby Goss

Senior Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
40
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
10
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g ground beef
1 kg potato
dried shiitake mushrooms
500 ml water
onion
3 cloves garlic
carrot
50 g butter
200 ml milk
2 tsp starch
2 tbsp vegetable oil
150 g peas (frozen)
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp light soy sauce
1 tbsp tomato paste
ground nutmeg
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • bowl (small)
  • plate
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • peeler
  • pot (large, with lid)
  • colander
  • potato masher
  • whisk
  • fine grater
  • frying pan (large)
  • cooking spoon
  • oven
  • baking dish

Nutrition per serving

Cal
749
Protein
30 g
Fat
44 g
Carb
59 g
  • Step 1/4

    Place dried shiitake mushrooms in a bowl, cover with boiling water, and place a plate on top of the bowl to trap in the heat. Let sit. Finely dice onion and garlic. Dice carrot into approx. 1 cm/ ⅓-in. cubes. Peel potatoes.
    • dried shiitake mushrooms
    • 500 ml water
    • onion
    • 3 cloves garlic
    • carrot
    • 1 kg potato
    • bowl (small)
    • plate
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • peeler

    Place dried shiitake mushrooms in a bowl, cover with boiling water, and place a plate on top of the bowl to trap in the heat. Let sit. Finely dice onion and garlic. Dice carrot into approx. 1 cm/ ⅓-in. cubes. Peel potatoes.

  • Step 2/4

    Add potatoes to a pot, cover with water, and season generously with salt. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and let simmer until soft and cooked through, approx. 12 min. Remove from heat and drain. Add butter to the pot with the drained potatoes, followed by milk, and salt and pepper. Gently season with freshly-grated nutmeg. Mash well. Remove soaked shiitake from the water and slice into strips. Add starch to the mushroom liquid and whisk well.
    • 50 g butter
    • 200 ml milk
    • 2 tsp starch
    • ground nutmeg
    • salt
    • pepper
    • pot (large, with lid)
    • colander
    • potato masher
    • whisk
    • fine grater

    Add potatoes to a pot, cover with water, and season generously with salt. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and let simmer until soft and cooked through, approx. 12 min. Remove from heat and drain. Add butter to the pot with the drained potatoes, followed by milk, and salt and pepper. Gently season with freshly-grated nutmeg. Mash well. Remove soaked shiitake from the water and slice into strips. Add starch to the mushroom liquid and whisk well.

  • Step 3/4

    Add vegetable oil to a large frying pan over medium heat. Once heated, add ground beef, increase heat to high and let cook until it releases liquid and turns golden-brown and dry-looking,  approx. 5 – 7 min. Add onion and saute until soft and translucent, approx 6 min. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, approx 2 min. Add sliced shiitake mushrooms, carrots, and peas, and sauté 5 min. more. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, and tomato paste and fry until the tomato paste starts to stick to the pan. Add mushroom soaking liquid, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for approx. 5 min.
    • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
    • 150 g peas (frozen)
    • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
    • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
    • 1 tbsp tomato paste
    • frying pan (large)
    • cooking spoon

    Add vegetable oil to a large frying pan over medium heat. Once heated, add ground beef, increase heat to high and let cook until it releases liquid and turns golden-brown and dry-looking, approx. 5 – 7 min. Add onion and saute until soft and translucent, approx 6 min. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, approx 2 min. Add sliced shiitake mushrooms, carrots, and peas, and sauté 5 min. more. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, and tomato paste and fry until the tomato paste starts to stick to the pan. Add mushroom soaking liquid, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 4/4

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. To assemble, add meat mixture to a baking dish. Cover with mashed potato and use a fork to create a pattern on top. Transfer to the oven and cook for approx. 25 min., or until browned on top. Remove from oven and let sit for approx. 10 min. before slicing and servning. Enjoy!
    • oven
    • baking dish

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. To assemble, add meat mixture to a baking dish. Cover with mashed potato and use a fork to create a pattern on top. Transfer to the oven and cook for approx. 25 min., or until browned on top. Remove from oven and let sit for approx. 10 min. before slicing and servning. Enjoy!

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