Beef mince potato topped pie
Beef Dishes

Beef Mince Potato Top Pie


For a nice beef mince dish, topped with a creamy potato mash. A good easy meal for the cooler days.



4 serves

Prep time

15 minutes

Cooking time

50 minutes


  • 1 kg beef mince

  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 1 courgette, diced

  • 2 carrots, diced

  • 2 stalks celery, diced

  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste

  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/2 – 1 cup beef stock

  • 6 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cut


  • In a non stick pan, cook beef until all cooked through and no lumps.
  • Add garlic and onion and cook for 5 minutes, till onion is soft. Add tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and mix well. Add vegetables and stock and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables have softened. Set aside to cool.
  • Peel potatoes, cut and put into a pot, add water and 1 teaspoon of salt. Cook potatoes until cooked and soft. Drain water and mash , add butter and than milk.
  • Pre heat oven to 180C and cook in oven until a nice golden colour on top and 30 minutes, or to your liking.
  • You can either cook this a one large dish or, like me I cooked in ramekins. Put the cooked mince into the ramekin, fill half way and top with creamy potato mash and if you like some grated cheese.
  • Serve with crusty bread rolls .

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