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Cottage Pie

Serves: 4
Prep time: 85 minutes
Cook time:
Syns per serving:

Green: 6½
Original: 8
Extra Easy: FREE

Add 6 Syns if not using Extra lean minced beef (raw weight) as a Healthy Extra on Green.


900g potatoes, peeled and chopped
A small handful of parsley, chopped
6 tbsp fat free natural yogurt
Low calorie cooking spray
1 red onion, peeled and chopped
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
2 celery sticks, sliced
2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
198g fresh or frozen peas
397g extra lean minced beef (less than 5% fat)
400g can chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp concentrated beef stock
2 tsp dried oregano
1 egg, beaten


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Boil the potatoes in a large saucepan of lightly salted water for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Add the parsley and yogurt, mash until smooth and set aside.

2. Spray another pan with low calorie cooking spray, add the onion, carrots, celery, garlic and peas and fry for 5 minutes. Add the minced beef and cook for a further 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes, concentrated stock and oregano,bring to the boil, then remove from the heat and transfer to four individual baking dishes.

3. Top each dish with the potato mixture and rough up with a fork. Brush with the beaten egg and bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden. Remove from the oven and serve with the steamed vegetables.

Serve with any SW free veg!
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