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A traditional cottage pie is made with ground beef and topped with mashed potatoes. We used potato slices, which saves time and looks good, too. For a shepherd's pie, use lamb. Or, try a turkey twist: Add 2 cups finely minced turkey meat along with the peas.

Source: Everyday Food, November 2010
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  • dickinsonmalco
    1 MAR, 2016
    Traditional cottage pie is topped with sliced potatoes to signify the roof tiles on a cottage. Shepherd,s pie is topped with mashed potatoes to signify the wool on the sheep.
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  • kdes2420
    22 OCT, 2013
    This turned out really good. My husband loved drinking the left over beer. I increased the meat to 1 1/2 lb. added a bit more beer, paste and a small container of fresh sliced mushrooms. It just gave us enough for one meal. Next time I will double the recipe . It's a good recipe for a low carb diet .
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  • ppixie
    24 JAN, 2013
    This was absolutely delicious! Made the recipe exactly according to directions.
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  • abby485
    24 MAY, 2011
    This recipe is beautiful and delicious. I made it for a new mom, and I was so impressed with the result I made it 2 days later for my family.
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  • Gingerbakes
    31 JAN, 2011
    The beer really adds flavor to a traditional recipe. I make it with either thinly sliced potatoes or mashed and cover for the last 5 minutes of baking. Feel free to add mushrooms and double recipe to serve six. It really barely is enough for three because it is very good and everyone will want just a little more until it is gone.
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  • sueware
    9 JAN, 2011
    Really, really easy and tasty! I used ground turkey and added sliced portabellos, turnips and used red wine because I didn't have beer. Great Sunday night winter dinner!
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  • scrapsandsass
    30 DEC, 2010
    We love this and now add it to our monthly regulars. We use the mashed potatoes instead and have been using Pyramid's Snow Cap seasonal ale in it (because that is what hubby bought). I'm interested to try it with the porter beer.
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  • FMhosler
    28 NOV, 2010
    Very good recipe, loved the potatoes sliced rather than mashed, didn't quite serve 4 (only seconds for 3 :-( ) We thought doubling the meat and vegies under the same amount of potatoes would do the trick.
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  • traci327
    28 NOV, 2010
    Good recipe I just used Shiner beer and it was great. Although I enjoyed the potatoes on top sliced. The husband thinks it would be better with the mashed potatoes.
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