Healthy Fish Pie

23rd April

Here's a nice and healthy filling meal for the whole family! Serve with extra vegetables to help towards getting your 5-a-day.

Serves 4


  • 400g frozen fish pie mix or mixed fresh fish pieces
  • 200g spinach
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of cornflour
  • 450ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 500g potatoes
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Peel and chop the potatoes and boil until soft
  2. Push the cooked potatoes through a potato ricer or use a potato masher
  3. Add a little semi-skimmed milk to get a creamy mash consistency
  4. Make the sauce by mixing some of the cold milk with the cornflour to make a thick paste
  5. Heat the rest of the milk in a saucepan to just below boiling point and then remove from the heat and add the cornflour paste, stirring thoroughly
  6. Put the saucepan back on the stove until the sauce has thickened and a little salt and pepper or other seasoning of your choice
  7. Place the fish in an ovenproof dish (if you're using frozen fish you don't need to defrost it), add half of the sauce and then cover with spinach leaves
  8. Pour over the rest of the sauce on top of the spinach
  9. Add the mashed potato on top of the last layer of sauce
  10. Beat the egg and brush it over the top of the mashed potato
  11. Bake for 40 minutes at 170C or until bubbling and golden brown

NOTE: if your sauce is not thick enough then mix another teaspoon of cornflour with cold milk and pour into the hot sauce mix, stirring all of the time