Cottage Pie

Everyday Foods Nov 2010

Cottage Pie

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 3

    T butter

  • 1

    yellow onion, diced medium

  • 2

    lg carrots, cut into ¾ in pieces

  • salt and pepper

  • 2

    T tomato paste

  • 1

    lb ground beef

  • 1

    can diced tomatoes

  • 2

    T flour

  • ¾

    c frozen peas

  • 1

    lg russet potato, very thinly sliced

Directions

Preheat oven 400 degrees. In a lg skillet, heat 1 T butter over med high heat. Add onion and carrots and cook, stirring often, until onion is soft, 5 min. Season with salt and pepper and stir in tomato paste. Add meat and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until almost cooked through, 3 min. Add tomatoes. boil. Cook, stirring frequently, until slightly reduced, 2 min. Sprinkle flour over mixture and stir to combine. Add 1 c water and cook until mixture thickens, about 2 min. Stir in peas and season with salt and pepper. Transfer mixture to a 2 quart baking dish. Top with potatoes, overlapping slices. Season potatoes with salt and pepper and drizzle with 2 T of butter. Bake until potatoes are browned around edges and tender when pierced with a knife, 40-45 min. Let cool 10 min before serving.


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