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Cottage Pie
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24 INGREDIENTS • 12 STEPS • 1HR

Cottage Pie

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This Cottage Pie is a great idea for a weeknight dinner. This classic British dish is stuffed with ground beef and topped with creamy mashed potatoes. We added a touch of stout and bourbon for an even more flavorful experience. What a great combination to warm up and stay cozy!
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Scarlett Wang at SideChef
Hi, I'm Scarlett! I'm a recipe developer at SideChef with love for traditional and fusion foods.
https://www.sidechef.com/
This Cottage Pie is a great idea for a weeknight dinner. This classic British dish is stuffed with ground beef and topped with creamy mashed potatoes. We added a touch of stout and bourbon for an even more flavorful experience. What a great combination to warm up and stay cozy!
1HR
Total Time
$4.95
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Mashed Potatoes
Potato
3 lb
Potatoes
peeled and cut into large chunks
Water
8 cups
Cold Water
Cheddar Cheese
2/3 cup
Egg
2
Eggs
just the yolks
Milk
1/2 cup
Butter
2 Tbsp
Salt
1 tsp
Stew
Ground Beef
1 lb
Ground Beef
Green Peas
3/4 cup
Frozen Green Peas
Carrot
1
Carrot, peeled, chopped
Yellow Onion
1/2
Yellow Onion, chopped
Garlic
3 cloves
Garlic, minced
Beef Stock
1 cup
Beef Stock
Stout Beer
1/2 cup
Stout Beer
or Beef Stock
Vegetable Oil
2 Tbsp
Vegetable Oil
Bourbon
1 Tbsp
Bourbon
or Madeira Wine
optional
Tomato Paste
1 Tbsp
Tomato Paste
Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tbsp
Worcestershire Sauce
Fresh Rosemary
1 tsp
Fresh Rosemary, chopped
Fresh Thyme
1 tsp
Fresh Thyme, chopped
plus more for garnish
Salt
1 tsp
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
590
Fat
25.5 g
Protein
30.8 g
Carbs
55.7 g
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Hi, I'm Scarlett! I'm a recipe developer at SideChef with love for traditional and fusion foods.
https://www.sidechef.com/
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step 1
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 2
Place the Potatoes (3 lb) in the pot and cover them with Water (8 cups). Bring to a boil over high heat. Then turn to medium heat and cook until tender for about 15 minutes.
step 2 Place the Potatoes (3 lb) in the pot and cover them with Water (8 cups). Bring to a boil over high heat. Then turn to medium heat and cook until tender for about 15 minutes.
step 3
While the potatoes are cooking, heat the Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) in the pan over medium heat. Add the Yellow Onion (1/2) and Garlic (3 cloves). Sauté for 2 minutes.
step 3 While the potatoes are cooking, heat the Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp) in the pan over medium heat. Add the Yellow Onion (1/2) and Garlic (3 cloves). Sauté for 2 minutes.
step 4
Add Ground Beef (1 lb) and use a spatula to break it down. Cook until no longer pink for about 3 minutes.
step 4 Add Ground Beef (1 lb) and use a spatula to break it down. Cook until no longer pink for about 3 minutes.
step 5
Add Carrot (1), Tomato Paste (1 Tbsp), Fresh Rosemary (1 tsp), Fresh Thyme (1 tsp), and All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp). Stir to combine. Cook over medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
step 5 Add Carrot (1), Tomato Paste (1 Tbsp), Fresh Rosemary (1 tsp), Fresh Thyme (1 tsp), and All-Purpose Flour (2 Tbsp). Stir to combine. Cook over medium-low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
step 6
Add Bourbon (1 Tbsp) and Worcestershire Sauce (1 Tbsp) and mix well.
step 6 Add Bourbon (1 Tbsp) and Worcestershire Sauce (1 Tbsp) and mix well.
step 7
Add Stout Beer (1/2 cup), Beef Stock (1 cup), and Green Peas (3/4 cup). Reduce to low heat to simmer and cook until thickened. Stirring occasionally. Then season with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp).
step 7 Add Stout Beer (1/2 cup), Beef Stock (1 cup), and Green Peas (3/4 cup). Reduce to low heat to simmer and cook until thickened. Stirring occasionally. Then season with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp).
step 8
When the potatoes are cooked, drain and return them back to the warm pot. Add Cheddar Cheese (2/3 cup) and Butter (2 Tbsp), then use a masher to mash everything together.
step 8 When the potatoes are cooked, drain and return them back to the warm pot. Add Cheddar Cheese (2/3 cup) and Butter (2 Tbsp), then use a masher to mash everything together.
step 9
Add Milk (1/2 cup) and Eggs (2) yolk. Mix together and season with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp).
step 9 Add Milk (1/2 cup) and Eggs (2) yolk. Mix together and season with Salt (1 tsp) and Ground Black Pepper (1 tsp).
step 10
Transfer the stew mixture to a pie dish. Spread the mashed potatoes over the top. And use a fork to drag the tines over the top of the mash to get crispy bits.
step 10 Transfer the stew mixture to a pie dish. Spread the mashed potatoes over the top. And use a fork to drag the tines over the top of the mash to get crispy bits.
step 11
Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
step 11 Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
step 12
Sprinkle extra thyme on top and serve hot.
step 12 Sprinkle extra thyme on top and serve hot.
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Beef
Comfort Food
British
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Potatoes
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