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Cottage Jackets

Cottage pie inspired - a hint of curry or chilli just adds a bit of spice.

prep time
5 mins

cook time
15 minutes

4 people


  • 450g/1lb lean beef mince
  • 1 leek, finely sliced
  • ½ stick celery, finely sliced
  • 1 x 425g can baked beans
  • 30ml/2tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 5ml/1tsp chilli or curry powder
  • 100g/4oz canned or frozen sweetcorn
  • Baked potatoes or flour tortilla wraps, to serve


  1. In a pan dry fry the minced beef with the leek and celery, for 3-4 minutes until browned.
  2. Add the baked beans, tomato ketchup, chilli or curry powder and sweetcorn. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Serve the mince piled into 4 microwaved or oven baked jacket potatoes. Sprinkle with grated cheese if desired or pile into the centre of flour tortilla wraps, roll up and eat.
  4. Serve with homemade coleslaw, extra sweetcorn and salad.