Popular TraditionalShepherd Pie
Popular TraditionalShepherd Pie Recipe ( Video )
Cheesy Shepherds Pie with a trace of sautéed onions accompanied by garden peas. One of the most popular and traditional dishes
Added by John on 20 Oct 2009 @ 14:28
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- 500 g potatoes for mashing
- 50 g grated cheddar cheese
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 carrots, diced
- 2 sticks of celery, sliced
- 1 kg minced mutton (sheep)
- 30 ml beef broth or stock
- 1 tbsp flour combined with 1 tbsp of butter
- 150 g butter
- 1 salt and pepper to season
- 100 ml milk
Put some oil in a skillet and sauté the onions. When they are soft and starting to brown, remove them from the skillet using a slotted spoon and set to one side.
Sauté the carrots and celery until they start to brown.
Set the temperature of the oven at 220 C.
Heat the oil with 50 grams of butter and add the meat, stirring it until it browns.
As it browns add the carrots and celery.
When the meat has browned add the stock and stir well.
Stir in the butter and flour mixture to thicken the stock. Cook for a further couple of minutes and set the pan to one side.
Boil the potatoes in salted water until soft.
When potatoes become soft, drain out the water from them and mash them with half of the remaining butter and grated cheese. If it is too thick, add a little milk. When it has reached a smooth consistency, stir in a pinch of salt and pepper to season.
Stir in the onions
put meat into the baking dish. Spread it out to make an even layer. Put a spoon over the mashed potato and tease the surface with a fork to create some texture. brush on the last of the melted butter to be ready.
Place the shepherds pie in the oven and back for half an hour.