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Quick Cottage Pie


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The Gourmandize Team

Quick to make and filling.

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (56 Votes)


  • Minced beef (could do with lamb)
  • 1 onion
  • Worcester sauce
  • Beef melt / stock cube
  • Potatoes (and a little milk and butter to make mash)
  • Carrots


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Fry the onion in a little oil, and add the mince. Meanwhile, start boiling the potatoes.

Step 2

Add a large dash of worcester sauce and the beef melt, plus water and seasoning, and allow to simmer.

Step 3

Peel, chop and boil the carrots. Mash the potatoes once boiled.

Step 4

Put the beef mixture into ramekins, then add the mashed potato. Serve with carrots.


This can be prepared the night before - keep in the fridge then heat for 20 minutes at 200 degrees.

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