Prep Time: 1 hour
MINCE AND POTATO PIE recipe
Mince and potato pie. A very tasty recipe. It’s a very easy and quick pie to make at home. It´s from UK, but nowadays it is cooked all over the world. You´ll need few ingredients and it is a very economical recipe. You can add or remove ingredients to your liking. Let’s to see how to make mince and potato pie.
INGREDIENTS for mince and potato pie for 4 people:
- 800g/28.2 oz. potatoes
- 1 tsp of butter
- 2 onions
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 carrots
- 500g/17.5 oz. minced meat
- a glass of white wine.
- 400g/14 oz. crushed tomato
- 50g/1.5 oz. grated cheese
- salt and pepper
MINCE AND POTATO PIE RECIPE:
1.- In a casserole with plenty of water, boil the potatoes with its peel. In this way, the potatoes don’t absorb too much of water during cooking.
2.- While the potatoes are cooking, put a little of oil over medium heat in a pan. Then, add the onion, the garlic cloves and the carrots. Season and cook them for about 5 minutes.
3.- 5 minutes later, add the minced meat already seasoned. It can be pork, veal or mixed. With a wooden spoon, crush and cut it while cooking. You can raise the power of the fire, if necessary.
4.- When the meat is cooked, add the white wine. Cook it for about 5 minutes, until the alcohol evaporates, and add the crushed tomato. Mix and cook everything for about 15 minutes more over low heat.
5.- When potatoes are cooked, peel and put them in a bowl. Add the butter, a handful of salt and crush everything with a fork until get a mashed potatoes.
6.- In a baking dish or another bake mold, put a little of tomato on its bottom and spread it over its surface, so that the meat pie does not stick. Above it, add a layer of mashed potatoes (aproximately 2 cm thick). Over it, put the mixture of minced meat and vegetables. Finally, add another layer of mashed potatoes. On top you can put some grated cheese.
7.- Place the baking dish into the oven at 200ºC/390ºF and bake it for approximately 20 minutes. You can switch on the grill, after that time and let gratin the top .
This mince and potato pie is very easy to make. It is similar to a traditional lasagna. Try to make it at home!
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