Cottage Pie with Cauliflower Mash
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4.29 from 7 votes

Individual Cottage Pie with Cauliflower Mash

Author: Roche Woodworth

Ingredients

  • 1 lb • ground beef
  • 4 • roma tomato [diced]
  • 1 • large carrot [diced]
  • 1 • celery stick [diced]
  • 1 • onion [diced]
  • 1 tsp • thyme
  • 2 cups • vegetable broth
  • 3 oz • tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp • Worcestershire sauce
  • to taste • salt/pepper
  • 1 • cauliflower head [cut into florets]
  • 1/2 stick • butter
  • 2 • garlic cloves [minced]
  • 1/2 cup • heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup • shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven at 350ºF
  • Brown the ground beef in a pan at a medium high heat.
  • Add the onion, tomato, carrot, celery, thyme, vegetable broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and cook until the veggies are soft and the sauce thickens. (About 15 minutes)
  • While the ground beef cooks, bring a pot of water to the boil and cook the cauliflower florets for 10 minutes.
  • Melt the butter together with the garlic in a small pan.
  • Once the cauliflower is cooked, toss it into a food processor and add the butter, garlic and cream. Blend until smooth and season with salt and pepper. Then stir 1/2 cup of cheese into the mash until it's melted.
  • Divide the ground beef equally into 4 8oz ramekins and top with the cauliflower mash.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of the cauliflower mash.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and under the broiler for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove and garnish with roughly chopped parsley.