Basic Shepherds Pie

Basic Shepherds Pie Recipe

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Linda Lambertson

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@VintageHousewife


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Ingredients

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

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

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About Basic Shepherds Pie

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