Shepherd’s Pie

Easy enough for any beginner in the kitchen to whip up, Shepherd’s Pie is warm and cosy and reminds me of the day after having a roast lamb as a child.

Shepherd’s Pie

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Serves: 5

Ingredients
  • 500gm Lamb mince
  • 4-5 large potatoes
  • 2 onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 chicken and 1 beef stock cube
  • 1 small cup of diced mushrooms
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 2-3 diced carrots
  • ½ cup peas
Method
  1. Peel and boil potato for mashing.
  2. Prepare carrots and soft boil them in the microwave (or stove) for 5 minutes.
  3. In a large saucepan fry the onions and garlic gently.
  4. Add the mince and break it up well.
  5. When browned add the stock cubes, mushrooms, and tinned tomatoes.
  6. Add the peas and carrots, the mix may need a little more water, I suggest using the water the carrots were boiled in.
  7. Mix well and when ready spoon into an oven-safe dish, topped with the mashed potato.
  8. Pop into the oven at 180C for 30 minutes or so, or until bubbling and browned on top.
 

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