Cottage Pie

by , Updated April 1, 2017
cottage pie with ground beef
Diana Rattray

This is a tasty shepherd's pie -- more appropriately called cottage pie -- made with ground beef, mashed potatoes, and seasonings.

Prep Time: 15
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes



  1. Brown ground beef and onions in 2 tablespoons butter until the onions are golden. Add the
  2. ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Add a few tablespoons of beef broth and cook,
  3. covered, over low heat for 15 to 20 minutes, adding more beef broth as necessary to keep moist.
  4. In a bowl, beat egg yolks until light and then, in another bowl, beat whites until stiff.
  5. Beat the yolks, cream, 6 tablespoons butter, and garlic powder into hot mashed potatoes.
  6. Gently fold in beaten egg whites.
  7. Put meat mixture into a casserole then top with potato mixture.
  8. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and bake at in the preheated oven until potato topping is puffed and browned, about 25 to 35 minutes.

Serves 6

Calories per serving: 525
Fat per serving: 28.2g

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