Basic Shepherds Pie

Basic Shepherds Pie Recipe

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Linda Lambertson

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@VintageHousewife


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Ingredients

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  • 5 large
    sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
  • 1/4 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • pinch
    nutmeg
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    onions, diced
  • 1
    celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1
    carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili flakes
  • 2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    beef broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce

How to Make Basic Shepherds Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Bring large pot of water to a boil, cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  3. Add milk, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper to potatoes and mash until smooth and fluffy.
  4. Saute onions, carrot and celery in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with thyme and chili flakes.
  6. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink.
  7. Stir in roast beef, sprinkle with flour, then pour in beef broth, tomato paste, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; stir well.
  8. Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Spread meat mixture in a square casserole, spread mashed potatoes over and bake 35-45 minutes until heated through.
  10. Place under broiler for 1 minute.

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About Basic Shepherds Pie

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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