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Hampshire food: Cottage Pie with a twist

Hampshire school meals, provided by HC3S catering, include locally produced organic beef on their menus which is made into meatballs and beef burgers.

Here we share a favourite beef recipe for all the family – with a twist! You can buy local organic beef online at Laverstoke Park, Rother Valley Organics or search for suppliers with Hampshire Fare.

Oven Temperature

180°C or Gas No. 4

Makes Approx. 8 Portions

2 x 750 ml pie dishes

(4 portions in each one – one for now and one for later!)

Cottage Pie


10ml (1 dstsp) Vegetable oil
567g (1lb 4oz) Minced beef
113g (4oz) Lentils
113g (4oz) Diced onion
227g (8oz) Grated carrot
5ml (1 tsp) Ground cumin
30ml (2 tblsp) Tomato ketchup
30ml (2 tblsp) Mango chutney
10ml (2 tsp) Curry powder
750ml (26 fl oz) Beef stock
Seasoning to taste
737g (1lb 10oz) Peeled potatoes
454g (1lb) Peeled sweet potatoes



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