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Caulflower cheese cottage pie

Sunday, October 23, 2011

  Cauliflower cheese cottage pie vegetable oil 500g beef mince 1 onion, finely diced 1 carrot, finely diced 1 garlic clove, crushed 2 tbsp tomato purée Beef stock cube 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley For the topping 450g potatoes 75g butter 750g/1lb 10oz cauliflower florets 25g butter 25g plain flour 500mls milk teaspoon wholegrain mustard […]


 

Cauliflower cheese cottage pie
vegetable oil
500g beef mince
1 onion, finely diced
1 carrot, finely diced
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 tbsp tomato purée
Beef stock cube
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
For the topping
450g potatoes
75g butter
750g/1lb 10oz cauliflower florets
25g butter
25g plain flour
500mls milk
teaspoon wholegrain mustard
150g/5oz strong mature cheddar

Preheat the oven to 200C.
Heat the oil in a large heavy-based frying pan over a high heat. Add the mince and fry until browned all over. Remove with a slotted spoon.
fry the onion, carrot and garlic until soft
Return the mince to the pan with the tomato purée and cook for a further 6-8 minutes.
Add the stock, bring the mixture to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 40 minutes. Stir in the parsley, remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
Meanwhile for the topping, boil the potatoes until soft. Drain and mash in a saucepan with the butter.
Cook the cauliflower florets for two minutes. Drain, refresh in iced water and pat dry.
Melt the butter in a pan,add the flour to make a roux and slowly add milk stirring constantly as the suce thickens.
Add the mustard and half the cheese.
Mix in tSpoon the mince into a dish and top with the mashed potatoes. Spoon over the cauliflower mix and top with the remaining cheese
Bake in the oven until golden and bubbling


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