Mini cottage pies

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Serves 6 

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Oven temperature: 200°C

• 4 medium-sized potatoes, diced

• 1 large knob of butter

• 6 rashers of bacon

• 600 g mince

• 45 ml peppadews, chopped

• ½ onion, finely chopped

• 3 ml each coriander and cumin

• 4 sprigs thyme

• 1 egg

• about 200 ml breadcrumbs

1 Boil the potatoes in salted water until done. Drain and mash to a coarse consistency with butter, salt and pepper. Set aside.

2 Grease 6 cavities of a giant muffin pan with oil and line the side of each with a rasher of bacon. Mix the remaining ingredients together and divide between the cavities. Top with a dollop of mashed potatoes and spread evenly over the surface (dot with butter so the peaks become golden brown). Bake for about 35–40 minutes at 200°C or until cooked through. Serve with peas and sriracha sauce.

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