If you’re looking for a hearty, warming meal for 4 people we’d recommend this delicious Slimming World Quorn cottage pie. Made with Quorn mince, this cottage pie is suitable for vegetarians and those watching their weight too. Packed with plenty of veggies including onion, celery and carrots, this pie is a tasty alternative to a classic cottage pie when you’re trying to be good come dinnertime…
Low calorie cooking spray
2 large onions, chopped
2 celery sticks, trimmed and finely chopped
2 large carrots, peeled and diced
500g Quorn mince
400g can chopped tomatoes with garlic and herbs
1tbsp Worcestershire sauce (optional)
300ml hot vegetable stock
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
415g can baked beans
750g new potatoes, unpeeled and scrubbed
Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6.
Spray a large, deep frying pan with low calorie cooking spray. Add the onions, celery and carrots and stir-fry for 4-5 minutes. Stir in the Quorn, tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce (if using) and stock. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Season to taste and stir in the baked beans.
Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for 15 minutes until tender. Drain well and roughly crush with the back of a fork.
Tip the Quorn mince mixture into a large ovenproof dish, spoon over the potatoes to cover and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.
Serve hot with vegetables of your choice.
Quottage pie recipe taken from Slimming World’s Family Feasts on a Budget, available from all 11,000 Slimming World groups priced at £4.95//€7.95. To find your nearest Slimming World group visit: www.slimmingworld.com or call 0844 897 8000. Photos: Slimming World’s Family Feasts on a Budget/Karen Thomas.