Savoury Beef Mince - Cottage Pie Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 50 Min
Ready In2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings8
DishMain Ingredient


 Lean steak mince3 1⁄2 Pound
 Onion2 Pound, chopped
 Beef stock cubes3
 Plain flour2 Ounce
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Oil4 Tablespoon
 Hot water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Mashed potato4 Cup (64 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 790 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g25.8%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 96.3 mg

Sodium 504.1 mg21%

Total Carbohydrates 110 g36.7%

Dietary Fiber 12 g47.8%

Sugars 4.8 g

Protein 55 g110.8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 87.8%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a wok, heat oil, add 1/6th of the beef, fry until the beef turns brown. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat the process for the remaining beef, adding 1/6th at a time.
2. In a pan, place beef, add onions, mix lightly, add flour, stock cubes, mix and cook for a couple of minutes.
3. Add water, simmer for about an hour.
4. In a baking dish, place about 1/8th of the beef mixture, top evenly with mashed potato. Repeat the process to make desired amount of servings.
5. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes, until the potato crust turns brown.

6. Serve with your choice of beverage.

Editors Review

Affordable, quick and delicious – make wonderful meals of beef mince, from juicy beef burgers and meatballs to cottage pie and the perfect Bolognese. This is a great way to save money, time and effort and a guide to sensible, economic cooking. Having savory lean mince beef in your freezer and ensure that you put dinner on the table in less than 20 minutes on busy weeknights.