Mini cheesy mince and mash potato pies

Mini cheesy mince and mash potato pies


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

adamhoban County Dublin, Ireland

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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Reviews (2)


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

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