What we're making
Beef and lentil pie

Beef and Lentil Pie with Sweet Potato Topping - a comforting and filling dish that will soon become a family favourite! The lentils add extra fibre to the dish and bulk out the small amount of minced beef. Feeds 4.

What you'll need


1 tbsp olive oil

250g minced beef

1 large carrot, grated

1tbsp tomato puree

200g red lentils

600ml beef stock

2 handfuls of frozen peas

1.25kg sweet potato, peeled and cubed

50g butter

Salt & Pepper



Sharp Knife

Chopping board

Oven proof dish 30cm x 20cm

Large frying pan


How to do it

1. Heat the oven to 200C. Heat the oil in the frying pan and add the minced beef. Brown for 5 mins. Add the carrot and cook for further 2 mins.

2. Stir in the tomato puree and seasoning. Add the lentils and stock. Simmer for 20mins and add the peas.

3. Meanwhile bring a pan of water to the boil and add the sweet potatoes. Simmer for 15 mins until soft. Drain and mash with the butter.

4. Spoon the mince into a large oven proof dish and spoon the mash over the top. Bake for amount 30mins. 

Allergens. Please note!
Cooking Good presents suggested recipes with suggested ingredients in good faith. If you have sensitivities to, or are allergic to, certain foods, please be sure to substitute these ingredients for something more suitable to you.
Cooking Good can take no responsibility for any adverse reactions to eating meals created by following our recipes.
You may be interested to read the Food Standards Agency's labelling requirements here and their guide on "Free from" claims here.

If you log in or register, you can post comments.