What you need:

-Minced lamb (or beef if you prefer cottage pie)

-1 onion

-2 gloves of garlic

-Frozen peas

-Tomato puree

-1 carrot

-Dry basil

For the top:

-4 or 5 large potatoes

-2 carrots (optional)

-Salt & Pepper


  1. Peel potatoes (and carrot if desired). In a pot of boiling water, boil cut up potatoes and carrots. Once soft enough, drain and mash. Add dash of milk or butter if desired. Add salt and pepper.
  2. In pan, gently fry chopped onion and garlic in olive oil. Then, add diced carrot and frozen peas.
  3. Add lamb mince and gently cook through. Squeeze in tomato puree, dried basil, salt and pepper. Mix and simmer.
  4. In a cooking dish, line the bottom with the meat mixture. Cover with mashed potato/carrot.
  5. Cook in the oven for approx. 25 minutes until the top of the potato is crispy.
  6. Enjoy!