Shepards pie

How to Prepare Ultimate Shepards pie

Shepards pie

Hello everybody, it is Jim, welcome to my recipe page. Today, we’re going to make a distinctive dish, Shepards pie. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Shepards pie is one of the most popular of current trending meals on earth. It’s enjoyed by millions daily. It’s simple, it is fast, it tastes delicious. Shepards pie is something that I have loved my entire life. They’re nice and they look fantastic.

Many things affect the quality of taste from Shepards pie, starting from the type of ingredients, then the selection of fresh ingredients, the ability to cut dishes to how to make and serve them. Don’t worry if you want to prepare Shepards pie delicious at home, because if you already know the trick then this dish can be used as an extraordinary special treat.

As for the number of servings that can be served to make Shepards pie is 4 servings. So make sure this portion is enough to serve for yourself and your beloved family.

To begin with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can have Shepards pie using 27 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you cook it.

I love eating this during the colder months and especially on a cold and rainy day.

This is such a comforting and heart warming dish. Super tasty and filling as well.

My family and I love eating this. I hope you enjoy making and eating this as much as we do.


Ingredients and spices that need to be Take to make Shepards pie:

  1. For the mashed potatoes:
  2. 1 bag potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
  3. Water to cook the potatoes (enough to cover)
  4. 1 teaspoon salt
  5. 3-4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  6. 1/2 cup milk
  7. For the meat filling:
  8. 3 tablespoon cooking oil
  9. 1 large onion, finely diced
  10. 3-4 carrots, finely diced
  11. 500 g mince lamb (or any mince meat of preference)
  12. 2-3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  13. 300 ml beef stock/broth (or chicken)
  14. 2 tablespoon tomato paste/purée
  15. 1 teaspoon dry rosemary
  16. 1 teaspoon dry thyme
  17. 1-2 teaspoons dry parsley
  18. 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  19. 1/2 teaspoon paprika powder
  20. 1/2 nutmeg powder, optional
  21. Salt and pepper to season
  22. 1 cup frozen peas, soaked in warm water
  23. 2 teaspoons corn flour
  24. 2 tablespoons water
  25. Garnish:
  26. Grated cheddar cheese, sprinkled over the top of the mash, optional
  27. Grated black pepper, optional

Instructions to make to make Shepards pie

  1. Place the peeled and cut potatoes in medium sized pot. Cover potatoes with enough cold water and add salt. On high heat bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer, and cook potatoes until tender.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2shepards pie step 3
  2. While the potatoes cook, melt the butter in a large sauté pan on medium heat. Add the chopped onions and cook until translucent tender (roughly 6 to 10 minutes). Tip: if adding vegetables, include them according to their cooking time. Carrots should be cooked along with the onions, as they take as long as the onions do.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2
  3. Once onions and carrots are cooked to the pan or wok, add mince meat, Worcestershire sauce, stock/broth, tomato purée, herbs, paprika, cumin and nutmeg powder (optional) and season with salt and pepper. Stir frequently and cook until no longer pink. When the meat is fully cooked add the peas and cook for about a minute as peas take little time to cook. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes. Tip: if the pie filling looks dry add more stock/broth to prevent meat drying out.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2shepards pie step 3
  4. Now check potatoes are cooked. Tip: when you can pierce it with a knife or fork, and it easily goes through and slides off. Turn of heat and remove the potatoes from the pot using a slotted spoon and place in a bowl.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2shepards pie step 3
  5. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6.
  6. In a bowl or sauce pan add butter and milk, mash potato using a fork or potato masher, and season with salt and pepper to taste.shepards pie step 1
  7. Taste the meat mixture and adjust seasoning if necessary (add more pepper, salt etc). Once the meat filling has reduced, turn off the heat. In a small bowl add corn flour and water. Mix and add to the mixture. Once the mixture is thickened to preference turn heat off.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2shepards pie step 3
  8. To assemble, layer all of the meat mixture at the bottom of casserole dish.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2shepards pie step 3
  9. Then spread the mash on top. To create texture rough up the surface of the mashed potatoes with a fork. If using grated cheese, sprinkle over the top of the mashed potato.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2
  10. Place in the preheated oven and cook until bubbling and the surface has browned (roughly 30 minutes). If necessary, change the oven setting to grill for a few minutes towards the end to brown the tops.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2shepards pie step 3
  11. Place a serving of Shepard's pie on a plate or bowl. Serve and eat immediately while hot. Tip: Pie can also be served with extra gravy and a side of green vegetables.shepards pie step 1shepards pie step 2

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