Beef cottage pie

Recipe from: 18 May 2015
recipes, beef,

Ingredients 14
Servings 4
Time 00:15

Ingredients

  • 1
    Tbs
    beef tallow
  • 500
    g
    beef mince
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 3
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4
    celery sticks, finely sliced
  • 1
    Tbs
    tomato paste
  • 2
    cup
    homemade beef stock
  • 200
    g
    extra fine green beans, thinly sliced
  • Himalayan salt and black pepper
  • FOR THE TOPPING:
  • 500
    g
    cauliflower florets
  • 1
    cup
    homemade chicken stock
  • 2
    Tbs
    butter
  • 2
    tsp
    chopped fresh thyme
 

Method

00:50
 

Heat the tallow in a pot. Add the mince and cook until brown.

Add the onion, garlic, celery, tomato paste and beef stock. Simmer for 25–30 minutes. Stir in the green beans, season and transfer to an ovenproof dish.

Preheat oven to 200°C.

Place the cauliflower, chicken stock and 1 tbsp butter in a saucepan and cook until cauliflower is soft.
Purée mixture until smooth, stir in the thyme, season to taste and spoon this over the mince mixture.
Dot with remaining butter, cut into small pieces, and bake for 15–20 minutes or until golden and bubbling.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Lose It!
 
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