Keto English Cottage Pie

Cottage Pie 1


CaloriesFatProteinTotal CarbsNET Carbs

Most of the carbohydrates in this recipe come from the veggies (onions, carrots, tomatoes). If you want to go even lower carb, just skip those, or substitute with lower-carb veggies like green peppers.

A Ketogenic twist on an age-old british classic — Cottage Pie or Shepherd’s Pie.  The rich, creamy, and hearty texture of this recipe will keep you reaching for more!  

This is a great one to make if you’re having people over, or to make for your whole family.  Everyone will love it, and they probably won’t even know it’s low carb!

Keto English Cottage Pie

A great way to stick to your Keto diet plan is by serving meals you can enjoy at the dinner table with family and friends. This Keto-friendly comfort food is something everyone will love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 497 kcal


  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef fattier is better
  • 5 oz shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 2 Tbsp garlic fresh
  • 1 Tbsp rosemary fresh
  • 1 Tbsp thyme fresh
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 2 Tbsp butter / olive oil / coconut oil
  • 1 tsp arrowroot powder optional
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a very hot deep skillet/pot brown the ground until it's dark and crispy. Take out of the skillet and reserve.

  3. In the same pot or skillet, melt butter until sizzling, then sauté the onions, carrots and celery along with the garlic and herbs until soft.

  4. Add in the tomatoes and stir for 3 minutes, then return the reserved beef back to the skillet. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

  5. Add the stock to the mixture and bring to a boil. Let the liquid reduce by half.

  6. Dissolve arrowroot powder into some cold water and add to the bubbling beef mixture. 

  7. As soon as the mixture thickens, adjust seasoning, turn of the heat and transfer to a deep baking dish or pie dish, leaving about an inch of space on the top.

  8. Pile on both the cheeses and bake for 10 minutes or until the top is melted gold.

  9. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Keto English Cottage Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 112mg37%
Sodium 852mg37%
Potassium 668mg19%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 4000IU80%
Vitamin C 8.4mg10%
Calcium 284mg28%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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