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How to make the best cottage pie [ with video ]

Cottage pie is a great low cost comfort food you can serve for dinner any night of the week. The best thing is the left overs the next day. Here is quick video care of NZ Beef + Lamb.


Cottage pie ingredients - what you will need


  • 1kg of beef mince
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 Celery sticks
  • 150ml of red wine
  • 1 Tbsp spoon of tomato paste
  • 2 Pinches of thyme
  • 2 pinches of parsley
  • Salt & pepper to season
  • 1 can of tomatoes


  • 1.2kgs of potato - mashed
  • 200ml Milk
  • 25g Butter
  • 1cup of cheese
  • 1 Tbsp of smoked paprika

Method: See video

Cook time: Bake for 30 minutes at 190 degrees.

brad the butcherBrad the Butchers Tip:
Make a double batch of cottage pie and freeze one. You will really appreciate it on those weeknights when you can not be bothered cooking. Simply steam a few veggies and you are good to go.


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