220.Cottage pie : Food Combining Hay Diet

The full text of the book published by Bloomsbury. Author Peter Thomson

To serve 4

2 medium onion

4 medium carrots

1 small swede

1 lb / 450 g mince

1/4 pint / 125 ml beef stock or optional 14 oz / 400 g tinned tomato

2 crushed cloves garlic

salt to taste

fresh ground black pepper to taste


  • Cook and mash the swede and carrot together.

  • Chop the onion and fry in a little olive oil until translucent.

  • Add the mince to the frying pan and cook for eight minutes over a moderate heat. Stir while cooking.

  • Add the tinned tomato and crushed garlic to the mince and bring to a simmer.

  • Transfer the mince and tomato to a casserole.

  • Place the mashed swede and carrot as a layer above the mince.

  • Add sliced tomato to decorate the top before baking.

  • Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven, gas mark 6, 400°F, 200°C