Cottage Pie recipe

Vito wooed his Italian critics with a taste of real British home cooking in Dolce Vito: Dream Restaurant


  • 1 clove of garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, thinly diced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 50g minced beef
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ pint beef stock
  • Mashed potato (see recipe below)


How to make cottage pie

1. In a thick bottomed pan heat a little oil and add the onion and garlic. Soften for 1-2 minutes then add the carrot and minced beef.

2. Once the beef has browned add the beef stock and season. Cook for 15-20 minutes on low heat until mince is tender.

3. Put the mince into an oven proof dish and top with mashed potato. Put into a medium oven for 10-15 minutes to brown the potato.

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