Proper English Cottage Pie

Proper English Cottage Pie

INGREDIENTS:
1 pound lean ground beef
1 medium onion, diced
3 carrots, diced
1/2 cup frozen peas
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2+ teaspoon ground cinnamon
1+ tablespoon Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons chopped fresh
parsley or celery leaves
1 1/2 cups beef broth
1 tablespoon tomato paste
salt and pepper to taste
4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2+ or – cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar
cheese
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
To Make Meat Filling: Place a large skillet over medium heat. Crumble in ground beef and saute 2-3 minutes. Add onion and carrot, then continue to saute until meat is no longer pink and onion begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Mix in flour, cinnamon, Italian seasoning, and parsley.
In a small bowl, combine beef broth and tomato paste. Add to beef mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste. Lower heat and simmer mixture for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost all of liquid has been absorbed. Add peas and stir. Spoon mixture into a 2 quart casserole dish.
For Mashed Potato Topping: Place diced potatoes in a medium saucepan. Cover with water and place over high heat. Allow to come to a boil. Boil for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Drain.

Mash potatoes until smooth, then add butter or margarine, followed by milk until potatoes are right consistency. Whip until fluffy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spread potatoes over beef filling. Sprinkle with grated sharp Cheddar cheese.Bake in preheated oven until top is lightly browned and cheese is bubbly.

 

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Cook Time
30 minutes
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