Cottage Pie


  • 300g ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 small carrot, chopped
  • ¼ cup corn kernels
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp flour
  • ¼ cup beef stock
  • 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • salt and pepper

for the mashed potato

  • 23 large potatoes, boiled
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • salt and pepper


  1. Sauté onion in heated oil until transluscent. Add ground beef.
  2. Season with salt an pepper. Cook beef until brown, transfer to another container and set aside.
  3. In the same pan, melt 1 tbsp of butter. Add flour, stirring constantly forming a roux.
  4. Continue stirring while adding beef stock to avoid lumps.
  5. Put the ground beef back on the gravy mixture and add worcestershire sauce. Stir for a few seconds then turn off heat.
  6. Cook corn and carrots in butter.Set aside.
  7. Mash potatoes with a masher together with butter, milk and salt and pepper.
  8. Layer ingredients [Beef, corn and carrots and mashed potatoes] in a baking dish or ramekins. Bake in 250º oven for 30-35 minutes until golden brown and bubbly.