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Shepherd's Pie

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Introduction

Simple recipe for shepherds pie.

Simple recipe for shepherds pie.

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 carrot (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • fresh thyme (chopped finely)
  • fresh rosemary (chopped finely)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 400 grams minced lamb (lean)
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour (heaped)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 dash worcestershire sauce (generous dash)
  • 350 millilitres chicken stock
  • 600 grams potatoes (peeled and chunked)
  • butter
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 carrot (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • fresh thyme (chopped finely)
  • fresh rosemary (chopped finely)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 14⅛ ounces ground lamb (lean)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour (heaped)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 dash worcestershire sauce (generous dash)
  • 12 fluid ounce chicken broth
  • 21⅙ ounces potatoes (peeled and chunked)
  • butter

Method

Shepherd's Pie is a community recipe submitted by Evie and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oil and garlic in a large pan. Add carrots, onion and herbs and soften gently.
  • Turn up heat and add mince, stirring constantly till browned.
  • Add flour, tomato puree and Worcestershire sauce and stir well.
  • Gradually add stock, bring to the boil and simmer for 40-50 min. (if a little dry add more stock) Season.
  • Put in oven proof dish. Boil potatoes then mash with plenty of butter. Add to top of mince and flatten with fork.
  • Place in preheated oven at 200°C for 30-40min, depending on oven, until light golden on top.
  • Heat oil and garlic in a large pan. Add carrots, onion and herbs and soften gently.
  • Turn up heat and add mince, stirring constantly till browned.
  • Add flour, tomato puree and Worcestershire sauce and stir well.
  • Gradually add stock, bring to the boil and simmer for 40-50 min. (if a little dry add more stock) Season.
  • Put in oven proof dish. Boil potatoes then mash with plenty of butter. Add to top of mince and flatten with fork.
  • Place in preheated oven at 200°C for 30-40min, depending on oven, until light golden on top.
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    What 1 Other has said

    • This is a fantastic recipe!

      Posted by jenjellybeans on 9th September 2013
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