Project Description


Paleo cottage pie

A healthy paleo version cottage pie with organic minced beef and lots of veggies.

Course Main Course
Keyword dairy free, Detox diet, gluten free, healthy, paleo
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 500 g organic beef, minced Can use turkey or kangaroo mince instead
  • 1 large onion finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin, 2 spoons for cooking and 1 for mash
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery finely chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 3 large mushrooms finely chopped
  • 2 small zucchini finely chopped
  • 3 large tomatos 2 finely chopped and 1 sliced for decoration
  • 3 cups beef stock or bone broth
  • 1 tsp organic Worcestershire sauce optional for a deeper flavour
  • 1 tbsp rice flour or corn flour
  • 1 whole cauliflower prepared for steaming
  • 3 small organic sweet potato prepared for steaming with skin on
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Saute beef, onion and garlic in a large sauce pan until beef slightly browning

  2. Then add the tomato, zucchini and mushrooms for another couple of minutes

  3. Next pour in the stock and reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes until all the veggies are cooked. In the meantime put the sweet potato and cauliflower on to steam.

  4. Add the rice flour to the meat mix and stir in well.

  5. In a baking dish, spread the minced meat and veg to cover the base of the dish.

  6. Strain and mash the sweet potato and cauliflower with a tablespoon of olive oil

  7. Add salt and pepper to taste

  8. Spoon the mash over the meat and spread evenly

  9. Garnish with sliced tomato and fresh herbs

  10. Cook in a preheated oven for 15-20 mins at 180 degrees, until slightly brown on top

    Serve with fresh steamed green veg, e.g brocoli.