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stove top cottage pie

Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

Fun Fact: The difference between “cottage pie” and “shepherd’s pie”, is in the meat. Shepherd’s pie is named as such if it contains lamb, and “cottage” usually applies to one made with beef.

yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For stove top cottage pie

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 sm
    onion, chopped
  • 2 c
    frozen mixed veggies
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 can
    fill 1/2 the soup can with milk
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
    beef soup base
  • 3-4 c
    mashed potatoes
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make stove top cottage pie

  • 1
    In a large skillet, brown ground beef and onion over medium heat; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in the thawed mixed veggies. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir together cream of mushroom soup, milk, garlic poswer and beef boullion granules until well blended; stir into ground beef mixture. Cook over medium heat; stirring frequently for until well combined.
  • 4
    Spread mashed potatoes over the top; sprinkle with cheese. Cover and cook just until potatoes are heated through and cheese is melted.