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Easy Cottage Pie Slimming Styleeeee

My Easy Sliming Cottage Pie

Here’s my Easy Cottage Pie Slimming version

So I wanted to make the tastiest ever Cottage Pie and I wanted to make it fit for the Sliming World regime!  

I set to and developed a recipe and packed in heaps of veggies.It consists of  5% Lean Minced Beef and a whole host of other stuff stuffed into a pie!

So here it is – EPLS Cottage Pie Slimming  styleeeeee…

I have to say it’s super tasty and has every vegetable going from , onions, mushrooms, carrots, tomatoes, broccoli, potatoes and sweet potatoes!

It would also have had leeks but somehow or other I lost the leeks on the way home from the supermarket?

Not sure how that happened – too funny!

Cottage Pie Slimming World

So you can make ahead and serve with even more speed food and you’re away!

I usually do peas, sweetcorn, green beans – yum! (Actually you could serve with baked beans if you’re really hungry?)


Free Cottage Pie

It’s Syn free which matters for Slimming people.

But really it doesn’t matter as it’s a stand alone, deliciously healthy dinner! I promise…

This Cottage pie is so easy to make, you just need a little time. I actively encourage you to make double the portion and make up some meals and freeze in portions before bake.

That way you can grab one out the freezer in the morning and bang it in the oven when you get in from work, school or wherever!

Then you have a delicious on-plan supper – just like that!

You can also just make the bolognaise and freeze than.

You can then use it for a whole host of recipes, Spaghetti bolognaise or add Chilli flakes and kidney beans for a lovely Chilli Con Carne

Cottage Pie Slimming World - cooked Mince

Popping Broccoli in adds that extra layer of speed food

Cottage Pie Slimming World

And a topping of potato & sweet potato – so good!

Cottage Pie Slimming World - ready for the oven!



Other Slimming Recipes 

How about my slimming meatballs?

Easy Slimming World Meatballs

I have some other Slimming Recipes on the way.

In the meantime here’s my Famous Easy Dirty Rice EPLS style and ZERO sync!!


Easy Peasy Dirty Rice

So good luck guys and remember get your veggies in! And in your kids too

I’d love to know what you think, please drop me a comment and I’d love it if you shared on any of my Social Media Channels

The Slimming Group

I also have a Facebook Closed Group called Easy Peasy Slimming Style Recipes

Come over and join this great honest community Facebook for Easy Peasy Slimming Style Recipes if you’re interested  

 Just use the join button if you like real home cooked tasty easy food!!

We support encourage and laugh!!

Loads of tips and tricks – I promise

Big Healthy Love Clare x

Cottage Pie Slimming 


Serves 4-6

  • Fry Lite
  • 750g Extra Lean Minced Beef (below 5% fat)
  • 2 White Onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 200-250g Mushrooms sliced
  • 2 Carrots, grated
  • 2 Beef Oxo Cubes
  • 2 teaspoons Dried Herbs
  • Tin Chopped Tomatoes
  • Water
  • Large Head of Broccoli, broken into florets
  • 750g White Potatoes, peeled & chopped into large chunks
  • 250g Sweet Potatoes, peeled & chopped into large chunks
  • Splash of Skimmed Milk

Preparation Method

  1. In a large non stick frying pan, or ovenproof dish suitable to go on the hob too, spray the surface with fry lite.
  2. Next  add the minced beef, diced onion, garlic and fry until brown for approximately 10 minutes
  3. Next add the grated carrot,  mushrooms and crumbled OXO cubes, fry for a further 10 minutes, stirring occasionally
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, then fill the tin with water and add that too. Finally season and add the dried herbs
  5. At this point you can either, pop the lid on and bang in a medium oven for an hour, or leave gently simmering on the top for an hour (the mince will then be lovely and soft)
  6. Whilst the mince is in the oven, boil the potatoes and sweet potatoes until soft- in the same pan for approx 20 minutes
  7. Steam the broccoli onto of the potatoes, if you have a steamer, otherwise boil for 10-15 minutes (set aside)
  8. When the potatoes are tender, mash with a splash of milk and season with salt & black pepper (set aside)
  9. When the mince is cooked,  remove from the oven, tip into (careful it’s hot) your pie dish / or individual trays
  10. Pop the broccoli on top and finally the mashed potatoes
  11. Make a nice pattern on the potato topping with a spoon or fork (why not 🙂 )
  12. When you are ready for the pie,  bake in a preheated oven at 200C/400F/Gas 6 for 40-45 minutes
  13. Check it’s piping hot and serve accordingly – enjoy!


Kristy CokayneKristy says:
So I made the cottage pie recipe today but I made it vegetarian by swapping the meat for cooked brown lentils and I used 2 teaspoons of reduced salt yeast extract to add a 'meaty' flavour instead of beef stock cubes. I made enough base to freeze in batches. To one batch I will add mushrooms and walnuts to create a Veggie Bolognese and the other batch will be turned into chilli by adding Chilli flakes or Chipotle paste.
    Clare x says:
    sounds so good xx
Judy McKeown says:
Gotta try this
    Clare x says:
    Great to hear Judy!! x hope you like
sylvia walker says:
Just joined your site Clare, doing such a good job thank you x
Anne-Marie says:
Lovely recipe I am going to make for next week.
    Clare x says:
    Great to hear x hope you like it xx
Lamzalo says:
This recipe works well with chicken too. Use 8 boneless, skinned chicken thigh portions or 4 large skinned chicken fillets instead of the pork.