Greek cottage pie

Recipe from: 11/27/1997 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 14
Servings 3
Time

Ingredients

  • oil for frying
  • 1
    large onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 350
    g
    mince
  • 20
    ml
    tomato paste
  • 1
    ml
    dried basil
  • 100
    ml
    red wine
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 750
    g
    potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 100
    ml
    milk
  • 1
    yolk of extra-large egg
  • pinch nutmeg
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 125
    ml
    Cheddar cheese, grated
 

Method

20-30 min
 
Preheat the oven to 200 ºC (400 ºF). Spray a fairly small ovenproof dish with non-stick spray. Heat the oil in a saucepan or pan and fry the onion until tender and translucent. Add the garlic and mince and stir-fry until the mince is done. Add the tomato paste, basil and red wine. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes to allow the flavours to blend. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Boil the potatoes until tender. Mash and add the milk, egg yolk and nutmeg, season with salt and black pepper to taste and mix. Spoon half the potato mixture into the bottom of the prepared dish. Spoon the mince mixture over and spoon the remaining potato on top. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown. Serves 2-3.
 

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