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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is an English dish that has been comforting people the world over for generations. Its simple ingredients come together to form a hearty and soulful pie, quite like no other. Beef, potatoes, carrots and peas are all it takes to make this homely dinner dish.

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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is an English dish that has been comforting people the world over for generations. Its simple ingredients come together to form a hearty and soulful pie, quite like no other. Beef, potatoes, carrots and peas are all it takes to make this homely dinner dish.

  • Author: Mishall Rehman
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x

Ingredients

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Topping

  • 1/2 lb. russet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • salt and pepper to taste

Meat Filling

  • 1 lb beef
  • 2 Tbsps. tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 1/2 frozen peas
  • 1 cup cheddar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Boil the potatoes.
  3. Once boiled, drain, add milk and butter and mash. Set aside.
  4. Cook beef until browned, while the beef is browning break it into chunks.
  5. Add chopped onion and carrots.
  6. Cook until soft, then add in peas, tomato sauce, salt and pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and chicken broth.
  7. Let it simmer thoroughly until all ingredients are well blended (about 10 minutes).
  8. Layer casserole dish with meat filling then top with a layer of mashed potatoes.
  9. Add cheese on top.
  10. Bake on 350 for about 15 minutes or until the top is golden brown.

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Mishall Rehman

Originally from Atlanta, GA, Mishall is a freelance journalist pursuing her passion for writing in her new homeland Canada. She currently lives in Trenton, ON with her husband.

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