Shepherd’s Pie
Shepherd’s Pie
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Shepherd’s pie is the epitome of British comfort food. Filled with lots of veggies and tender ground lamb then topped with buttery mashed potatoes. Flavourful, hearty, and perfect for a delicious dinner with the family.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories431kcal
Carbs29g
Fat27g
Saturates13g
Sugars4g
Protein19g
Fibre4g

Ingredients

  • 500 g Minced Meat Lamb
  • 750 g Potatoes Peeled, chopped into chunks
  • 1 Onion Finely chopped
  • 2 Carrots Peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp Thyme Dried
  • 500 ml Beef Stock
  • 50 g Butter Unsalted
  • 50 ml Milk
  • Salt To taste
  • Black Pepper To taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas mark 6.
  • Heat a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the minced lamb and cook for 5-6 minutes until browned, breaking up any large lumps with a wooden spoon.
  • Add the chopped onion and carrots to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened.
  • Add the minced garlic, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and dried thyme to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  • Pour in the beef stock and bring to a simmer. Cook for 20-25 minutes until the mixture has thickened and the vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • While the meat mixture is cooking, boil the chopped potatoes in a large pot of salted water for 15-20 minutes until tender. Drain the potatoes and return them to the pot.
  • Add the unsalted butter and milk to the pot with the potatoes and mash until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer the meat mixture to a large baking dish and spread the mashed potatoes over the top.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes until the mashed potatoes are golden brown and the filling is hot and bubbly.
  • Serve the Shepherd’s Pie hot with your choice of vegetables.

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