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Potato-topped mince pie

A true family favourite pie, that's quick to pull together

4 - 6

Serves

35 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Budget friendly, this potato topped pie combines the humble scalloped potato with a hearty mince and vegetable filling. Crafted with busy families in mind, this is a great value meal that's perfect for the freezer.

This recipe is an alternative version of our Family Friendly Cottage Pie.

Budget friendly, this potato topped pie combines the humble scalloped potato with a hearty mince and vegetable filling. Crafted with busy families in mind, this is a great value meal that's perfect for the freezer. recipes/family-friendly-cottage-pie/

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Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 onion

finely chopped

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1 carrots

finely chopped

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1 Tbsp olive oil

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400g can chopped tomatoes

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1 cup grated tasty cheddar cheese

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2 tsp beef stock

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2 cups water

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1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

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1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

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1 tsp dried thyme

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4 medium-large Agria potatoes

Method

To Make Mince

To Make Topping

To Assemble

1

Pre-heat the oven to 190°C.

2

Heat a tablespoon of oil in a fry pan over a medium-high heat.

3

Add the onion and fry till golden.

4

Add the mince and brown, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up the mince as it browns.

5

Reduce heat to low, and add the finely chopped carrot.

6

Cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

7

Add the tinned tomatoes, stock, water (use water to rinse out the tomato tin) and Worcestershire sauce or Marmite.

8

Bring just to the boil, then reduce heat, partially cover and cook mince at a gentle simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

9

Stir through the chopped herbs, taste, and season with salt and pepper as needed.

10

The mince should be thick but not dry.

Nutrition Information per Serving (391g)

This dish is packed with iron, zinc and vitamin B12 contributing to immunity and energy levels.

Energy

1888kJ (451 kcal)

Protein

29.6g

Total Fat

23.8g

Saturated Fat

13.8g

Carbs

28g

Dietary Fibre

g

Sodium

823mg

Iron

2.1mg

Zinc

5mg

Vitamin B12

2µg