Noel's Traditional Cottage Pie
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Cottage pie is a little taste of home and total comfort food on a cold evening.
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Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5
  2. Heat the rapeseed oil in a large pan, add the onion and carrot and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes, until soft
  3. Add the minced beef and cook for 3 minutes, to brown
  4. Add the tomatoes, purée, beef stock, bay leaf and thyme
  5. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes, season
  1. To make the topping, boil the potatoes until soft. Drain and mash, add the butter and cream, and beat until light and fluffy. Season with salt and pepper
  2. Spoon the meat into an ovenproof dish. Top with the mash and bake for 30 minutes, or until golden brown
  3. Serve with your favourite veg and enjoy!