Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients

For the Potato Topping –

  • 450 gm potatoes
  • 1/3 cup cream
  • 60 gm butter
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 egg yolk

For the Mince Sauce –

  • 450 gm mutton mince
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 heaped tsp minced garlic
  • 1 large tomato, puréed
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Salt to taste

Method –

  1. Heat oil
  2. Add onions and garlic
  3. When they soften, add mince and sauté for 5 minutes
  4. Add tomato purée and sauté another minute
  5. Add salt to taste
  6. Add all other ingredients and simmer covered for 15 minutes or till done
  7. Boil potatoes till fully done.
  8. Peel and mash them
  9. Add all the ingredients except egg yolk and mix well.
  10. Add egg yolk at the end.
  11. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  12. Spread the meat sauce in a baking dish
  13. Start covering the sauce with prepared mashed potatoes
  14. Flatten the surface and make a pattern with a fork.
  15. Dot the surface with butter.
  16. Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C for 15-20 minutes till the potatoes begin to colour.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s