Cottage Pie with Steamed Veg Recipe
This recipe makes 2 servings that are packed full of fruit and veg; it has more than 6 of your 5 a day! Served with some fresh steamed vegetables this recipe makes a great low calorie dinner.
- Recipe makes: 2 servings
- Prep time:
- Cook time: 45 mins
- Calories: 395
- 1 carrot
- ½ medium onion
- 160g carrots
- 160g broccoli
- 160g cauliflower
- 100g white potatoes
- 150g swede
- 250g lean minced beef
- 1 garlic clove
- 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
- 200g canned plum tomatoes
- 1 dry beef stock cube
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- Peel and chop the vegetables. (Except the carrot, broccoli and cauliflower for steaming if you're batch cooking for the freezer).
- Boil the potatoes and swede until soft and then mash.
- In a separate pan (preferably non-stick), saute the minced beef, garlic and onion until the beef is brown and the onion and garlic is soft - drain any excess juices/fat. Then add the diced carrot, plum tomatoes, mixed herbs and stock cube.
- Simmer for approx 15 minutes - adding a splash of water if needed and then pour mixture into a suitable dish, cover with the swede and potato mash and then grill until the mash forms a nice crust.
This recipe makes 2 servings, jam packed with veg. Double or quadruple the ingredients to make enough to pop in the freezer to have when life gets in the way - a brilliant way to get your five a day in a homemade ready meal! Just substitute the fresh steamed veg for a bag of frozen or cook some fresh when you're having this for dinner.
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