Noel's Cottage Pie Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Categories Dinners 15Mins Prep Time 70Mins Cook Time ModerateSkill Level Save this recipe Ingredients 900 g Beef Steak Mince 1 tbsp Rapeseed Oil 2 Medium Onions Chopped 1 carrots Chopped 600 g Chopped Tinned Tomatoes 350 ml Beef Stock 1 Bay Leaf 1 Sprig Fresh Thyme Leaves Stripped & Finely Chopped 4 tbsp Tomato Puree Topping 800g Potatoes Peeled & Chopped 75g Butter 55ml Cream Share this recipe Cooking Instructions Preheat the oven to 190C/170C Fan/Gas 5. Heat the rapeseed oil in a large pan. Add the onion and carrot and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes, or until soft. Add the minced beef and cook for 3 minutes, to brown. Add the tomatoes, purée, beef stock, bay leaf and thyme. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Season. To make the topping, boil the potatoes until soft. Drain and mash, add the butter and cream. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the meat into an ovenproof dish. Top with the mash and bake for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.