Beef shepherd's pie


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 brown onion, chopped

  • 1 large carrot, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 1 celery stick, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1kg Coles Australian 3 Star Beef Mince
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 400g can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup (185ml) beef stock
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen peas
  • 2 x 600g ctns Coles Fresh Mashed Potato
  • 1/2 cup (60g) grated cheddar
  • Mixed salad leaves, to serve

Preparation method

  • Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 220C.

Step 2

Heat oil

 in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot and celery to pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until onion softens. 

Add garlic and cook for 30 secs or until fragrant. Add mince and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, for 8 mins or until browned. Add tomato paste, tomato, Worcestershire sauce and stock and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 15 mins or until mixture thickens slightly. Stir in peas. Set aside for 15 mins to cool.

  • Step 3
  • Meanwhile, heat mashed potato following packet directions.

  • Step 4
  • Spoon beef mixture into a ceramic 6cm-deep, 22cm-square (4L-capacity) baking dish. Top with mashed potato and cheese. Bake for 10-15 mins or until golden. Serve with mixed salad leaves.



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