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The Shepherds Pie Recipe

Updated on April 19, 2012
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Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's pie is an English dish that is made with lamb or mutton. As for typical Americans, they will usually replace the lamb with beef. This dish will usually be called as the "cottage pie". This dish can be served as lunch or dinner or even as a dessert. However, this dish can be quite filing as it contains lamb/beef.

Here below would be the recipe to make a Shepherd's Pie.

Ingredients

  1. 500g ground lamb, minced
  2. 1 onion, finely chopped
  3. 1-2 cups of frozen vegetables
  4. 3 big potatoes
  5. 8 tablespoons of butter
  6. 1/2 cup of chicken broth
  7. 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  8. Salt, pepper and other seasonings of your choice

Serves 4-5 pax

Method

First, peel and cut the potatoes into quarters. Then, boil them in salted water until they are tender which is at about 20 minutes. To save some time, prepare to melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a large frying pan while the potatoes are cooking. At a medium heat, saute the onions in butter until tender. After awhile, slowly add the frozen vegetables as the onions have softened.

Now, the best part, adding the ground lamb into the frying pan! Saute it until it changes color (no longer pink). Do add salt and pepper according to one's taste. You may add a dash of Worcestershire sauce for a better taste. Then, add half a cup of chicken broth in it. Cook all of it uncovered at a low heat for about 10 minutes while gradually adding the rest of the broth.

One the other hand, mash the previously cooked potatoes in a large bowl with 4 tablespoons of butter and season with salt and pepper according to one's taste. You may now place the lamb mixture in a casserole dish and distribute the mashed potatoes on top and rough up with fork to create soft peaks that will then brown nicely, Cook at 200C until bubbling. You may leave it boiling for the last few minutes if necessary to brown.

HOT Tip

It will not be genuine, but another alternative you may cook with would be beef replacing the lamb. You may also glaze an egg white on top of the potatoes for a crispier top, if preferred.


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