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Cottage Pie

cottage pie Entree
Cottage Pie
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

One of the recipes I remember with most nostalgia is this cottage pie that my mom used to make. It takes me back to my college days, when I would return home at the end of the semester to find my mom anxiously awaiting me with this feast. Nowadays, I regularly prepare it in my kitchen and my husband has come to call it one of his favorite dishes. A recipe that’s easy to prepare and so rica; an ideal way to spoil our most loved ones. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

4
cups water (or more, to completely cover the potatoes)
6
large potatoes
1
tablespoon butter
2
tablespoons Progresso™ bread crumbs
1
lb ground beef
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
Salt and pepper, to taste
4-6 slices mozzarella cheese

Directions

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  • 1
    Preheat the oven on the broiler setting.
  • 2
    Boil the water with some salt, keeping in mind that the water should cover the potatoes during the cooking process.
  • 3
    While the water is coming to a boil, peel and wash the potatoes. Dice the potatoes, add them to the boiling water, and let cook until tender.
  • 4
    Once the potatoes are cooked, drain and smash to form a mash.
  • 5
    Add the butter and bread crumbs, mixing them with the hot mashed potatoes.
  • 6
    Add the ground beef to a frying pan along with the chopped garlic. Cook over low heat, add the tomato sauce, salt and pepper. Let the beef brown in its own juices.
  • 7
    Grease a baking pan and add one layer of the mashed potatoes to the bottom of the pan. Next, create a layer of meat, and top with another layer of potatoes.
  • 8
    Repeat the process until all ingredients have been used. Cover the top layer with the slices of cheese.
  • 9
    Place dish in the hot oven until the cheese has cooked au gratin.
  • 10
    Let the dish cool a little before serving for easier portioning.

Expert Tips

  • You can replace the ground beef with chicken or turkey.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • One of the recipes I remember with most nostalgia is this cottage pie that my mom used to make. It takes me back to my college days, when I would return home at the end of the semester to find my mom anxiously awaiting me with this feast. Nowadays, I regularly prepare it in my kitchen and my husband has come to call it one of his favorite dishes. A recipe that’s easy to prepare and so rica; an ideal way to spoil our most loved ones.

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