Classic Shepherd’s Pie

Beef
Lamb
Mains
Oven
Roots

Easy Level:

Cook Time:

Servings:

3-4 pax

Shepherd’s Pie is one of our favourite Christmas dishes because not only is it deliciously filling to our stomachs, it’s also super easy to make!

Dig into this comforting casserole of herby, flavourful ground beef (or lamb) filling that’s topped with layers of cheesy, creamy mashed potatoes and veggies.

Our Classic Shepherd’s Pie recipe is a warming, all-in-one meal that would definitely warm the hearts of everybody.

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Ingredients

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Potatoes
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Potatoes
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Butter
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Butter
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Milk
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Milk
Salt and pepper to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
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Parmesan Cheese
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Parmesan Cheese
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tbsp
Olive oil
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tbsp
Olive oil
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Minced Lamb/Beef
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Minced Lamb/Beef
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cloves
cloves
Garlic
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cloves
cloves
Garlic
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Onion (grated)
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Onion (grated)
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Carrot (grated)
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Carrot (grated)
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Celery (diced)
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Celery (diced)
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tbsp
tbsp
Sundried Tomato Paste
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tbsp
tbsp
Sundried Tomato Paste
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ml
ml
Red Wine
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ml
Red Wine
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tbsp
tbsp
Worcestershire sauce
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tbsp
Worcestershire sauce
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sprigs
sprigs
Rosemary (chopped)
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sprigs
Rosemary (chopped)
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sprigs
Thyme
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sprigs
Thyme
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ml
ml
Beef stock
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ml
Beef stock

Steps

1

In a pot of boiling water, boil potatoes for about 15-20 minutes until soft enough for a knife to pierce through
In a pot of boiling water, boil potatoes for about 15-20 minutes until soft enough for a knife to pierce through
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2

Strain potatoes, and put them through a potato ricer
Strain potatoes, and put them through a potato ricer
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3

Melt butter and milk in a saucepan, pour mixture into potatoes, season with salt and pepper and parmesan cheese, mix evenly. Mix until a smooth mash forms
Melt butter and milk in a saucepan, pour mixture into potatoes, season with salt and pepper and parmesan cheese, mix evenly. Mix until a smooth mash forms
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4

In a large pan over medium heat, add olive oil and minced beef. Cook beef until seared and dry
In a large pan over medium heat, add olive oil and minced beef. Cook beef until seared and dry
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5

Grate garlic, onion and carrot into the pot, add diced celery. Mix well
Grate garlic, onion and carrot into the pot, add diced celery. Mix well
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6

Add sundried tomato paste, mix well and cook until dry
Add sundried tomato paste, mix well and cook until dry
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7

Deglaze with red wine, add worcestershire sauce, rosemary and thyme.
Deglaze with red wine, add worcestershire sauce, rosemary and thyme.
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8

Add beef stock and cook down until lightly dry and thick
Add beef stock and cook down until lightly dry and thick
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9

Transfer to a baking dish and lay the mixture out flat. Top with mashed potatoes, spread evenly. Fork the top of the mash, and top with more parmesan cheese.
Transfer to a baking dish and lay the mixture out flat. Top with mashed potatoes, spread evenly. Fork the top of the mash, and top with more parmesan cheese.
Mark as completed

10

Bake in a 180°C oven for about 20 minutes, until the top is nicely browned.
Bake in a 180°C oven for about 20 minutes, until the top is nicely browned.
Mark as completed

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