What’s cozier than some cottage pie on a cold day? Not much, this Dantastic cottage pie recipes offer up some great flavor while being a complete breeze to make. You can probably throw this together with stuff in your pantry and freezer without much trouble. If you don’t have beef bottom, you could try some ground beef or equivalent, and if you don’t wanna use frozen vegetables then fresh would work just as well!
Now you may be wondering what the difference between shepherd’s pie and cottage pie is. Simply put, shepherd’s pie is made with lamb while cottage pie is made with beef. The first mention of cottage pie occurred in about 1791, which incidentally was around the same time potatoes were growing in popularity in England and Ireland. Potatoes quickly became popular with the lower class and the lower class tended to live in cozy homes called cottages. You can piece together the rest of where the name came from I’m sure.