This chicken cottage pie is another one of those hearty home meals that will soon become a family favorite. Its quick and easy and you can flavor it with whatever vegetables and herbs you have on hand. Chicken mince make economical meals and it is just so easy to make. It keeps well in the fridge for a few days, so for those who need a few single meals, send it! (4 people easily)
What you need
500g chicken mince
1 large onion
2 finely chopped carrots
1 tablespoon flour
1 tablespoon tomato puree
300ml chicken stock
salt and pepper
1kg potatoes mashed with butter and milk(salt and pepper the mash well)
grated cheese for topping
Prepare the mash by cutting the potatoes into small pieces, boil until soft, drain off the water, add a good knob of butter and a splash of milk, then mash well.
Fry the chicken mince, onion and carrots together for about 5 minutes.
sprinkle over the flour and stir for 2 minutes
mix in the tomato puree and chicken stock and simmer on a low heat for 15 minutes, then add the thyme and the salt and pepper.
Place the chicken mixture in an oven dish, spoon over the mash and top with the grated cheese.
Place it in a hot oven of 200C for 20 minutes, thats it, easy, hearty, tasty and economical.
Serve with a salad or add peas to the mixture for some greens.