Mini cheesy mince and mash potato pies

    1 hour 15 min

    A spin on a classic mince dish topped with creamy mash sprinkled with cheese, baked in individual ramekins.

    County Dublin, Ireland
    16 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 500g minced beef
    • 1 onion, peeled and diced
    • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
    • 1 tablespoon rosemary
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 120ml stock
    • 1 squeeze tomato puree
    • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 (400g) tin tomatoes
    • 550g potatoes, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 30g butter
    • 50g cheese

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. Fry the beef for 4 minutes or until browned. Add the onion, carrots, rosemary and garlic and fry for 5 minutes.
    3. Add the stock, tomato purée, Worcestershire sauce and tomatoes. Bring to the boil and then reduce to simmer for 25 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile half fill a pot with water, add the potatoes and bring to the boil. Add a pinch of salt and continue boiling until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
    5. Drain the potatoes and mash them with the milk, butter and half the cheese.
    6. Place 4 ramekins or ovenproof dishes onto a baking tray and divide the meat filling between them. Top each with a nice helping of the mashed potato. Sprinkle the remaining cheese on the top.
    7. Bake the pies for 25 to 30 minutes, or until they are golden and bubbling.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. 1 tin of chopped tomatoes! - forgot to add it to the list.  -  30 Dec 2010


    This was good but needs seasoning. Some salt and pepper is definitely needed. Thanks for posting the recipe.  -  12 Sep 2012