Cheddar Cottage Pie Cheddar Cottage Pie

Cheddar Cottage Pie 150 Image by: Cheddar Cottage Pie 150 Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 large carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 1/3 cup sodium-reduced beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Cheddar Mashed Potatoes:
  • 2 lbs boiling potatoes (4 or 5), peeled
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded extra-old Cheddar cheese

Method

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes: In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.

In same saucepan, heat milk to scalding; remove from heat. Add potatoes; mash with potato masher. Beat with electric beater until smooth. Stir in cheese.

Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, carrots and garlic, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes. Add beef, thyme, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, until meat is no longer pink. Stir in tomato paste.

Stir in broth and Worcestershire sauce; bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.

Pour meat mixture into 6-cup (1.5 L) casserole dish. Spread mashed potatoes evenly over top. Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven until bubbly and browned, about 20 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Sodium 470 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 407.0
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Potassium 864 mg
  • Cholesterol 68 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 33 g

%RDI

  • Iron 18.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 21.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 61.0
  • Vitamin C 20.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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