Rose & Crown Pub Cottage Pie


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp ground savory
  • 1 cup brown gravy
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • Additional butter


Heat 1/4 cup butter in a 9-inch skillet. Add onion and cook until lightly browned, stirring. Add beef, salt, pepper and savory and continue cooking 5 minutes longer.

Stir in gravy and heat until bubbling. Spoon into a buttered 8-cup flat casserole dish.

Top meat mixture with mashed potatoes. Dot with pieces of butter. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned.

Makes 4

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