Connect with us

    Hi, what are you looking for?

    Spicy Cottage Pie

    Food and Drink

    Spicy Cottage Pie Recipe

    A South African family favourite with our secret ingredient loved by all – Mrs Balls Chutney

    Recipe Ingredients

    – 30ml sunflower oil
    – 1 large onion, finely chopped
    – 30ml cake wheat flour
    – 30ml barbeque spice
    – 500g lean beef mince
    – 350ml water
    – 45ml Mrs Balls Chutney
    – 125g fresh brown mushrooms, sliced
    – 125g frozen corn
    – 125g frozen peas
    – 30ml Parsley, chopped


    – 8 potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
    – Sea Salt
    – Paprika
    – 30g butter or margarine
    – 100g mature cheddar cheese, grated
    – 5ml English mustard
    – 3ml baking powder
    – 60ml low-fat milk

    Recipe Method

    – Preheat the oven to 200 ºC.
    – Sauté onion in oil until soft. Stir in flour, barbecue Spice and beef mince. Cook over low heat until mince changes colour.
    – Gradually add water, chutney, mushrooms and corn, then cook for 15 – 20 minutes. Add peas and parsley and allow to heat through.

    Topping: Meanwhile, boil the potatoes. As soon as they’re cooked, drain and mash them in the pot while still steaming hot.

    – Beat in the seasoning, butter or margarine, cheese, mustard, baking powder and enough milk to give a creamy texture.
    – Place the meat and sauce in a greased ovenproof dish. Cover with the potato topping. Spread with a knife to create peaks. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown on top.

    Hints & Tips

    A great dish to freeze. Cool to room temperature, cover with SPAR plastic wrap and freeze for up to 3 months. To reheat: defrost completely and then warm in the oven at 180 ºC for 30 minutes or until heated through.

    source – cooking365coza

    You May Also Like


    Television personality and musician Zulu Mkhathini has just released his latest single which he has dedicated to women. The single is a taste of...


    An anonymous list is circulating that accuses various men of rape, and rapper Da L.E.S has also objected to being so named. Music producer...


    Most of us love Zodwa Wabantu for telling the truth and being honest for who she really is right? Well, I think this time...

    South Africa News

    Three people have been arrested for the kidnapping of Amy’Leigh de Jager, who was snatched from her mother’s car at the Laerskool Kollegepark in...

    Copyright © 2020 ZoxPress Theme. Theme by MVP Themes, powered by WordPress.