Sweet Apple Cottage Pies

Sweet Apple Cottage Pies
Sweet Apple Cottage Pies

Introduction

Prep time
30 minutes
Serves
Serves 12
Summary
A luxurious mini version of an old fashioned favourite, brought to life with a humble addition of Cottage Delight Sweet Apple Chutney.
Ingredients:
320g ready-rolled shortcrust pastry
180g frozen mixed vegetables
1tbsp butter
½ onion, chopped
300g lean minced pork/or beef
1tsp vegetable oil
3tbsp Sweet Apple Chutney
200ml beef stock
¼tsp salt
¼tsp pepper
Approximately 4 medium potatoes cooked and mashed

Cooking Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/fan 170°C/gas 5. Unroll the pastry, cut out 6, 10cm rounds from the sheet. Firmly press each round into the bottom of a greased muffin tin.

  2. Bake for 7-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven.

  3. Heat 1tsp oil and add onions, lightly soften and add beef/pork mince, salt and pepper, cook until mince is brown and has broken apart. Mix 1tbsp plain flour into mince, add beef stock and bring to boil. Add frozen vegetables and cook for 3-5 minutes. Stir in Sweet Apple Chutney.

  4. Fill each pastry cup half full with the beef mixture.

  5. Top each pie with 2tbsp of mashed potato. Put into the oven for 25-30 minutes or until crusts are golden brown and mashed potatoes are lightly browned.

Don’t have Sweet Apple Chutney?

If you don’t have any of the key Cottage Delight ingredients but love the recipe, perhaps you have one of these tasty alternatives in your kitchen cupboards instead?