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Basic Shepherds Pie


Basic Shepherds Pie recipe









Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


5 large potatoes
¼ cup milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 pinch nutmeg
to taste
1 x black pepper
to taste
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 medium onions
1 stalk celery
finely chopped, or 1 cup of peas
1 medium carrots
1 teaspoon thyme
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 pound ground beef, lean
2 cups roast beef
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
cup beef stock
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce


Preheat oven to 375℉ (190℃).

Bring large pot of water to a boil, cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.

Add milk, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper to potatoes and mash until smooth and fluffy Sauté onions, carrot, and celery or pea in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.

Sprinkle with thyme and chili flakes.

Add ground beef, and cook until no longer pink.

Stir in roast beef, sprinkle with flour, then pour in beef broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; stir well.

Reduce heat and cook for 5 minutes.

Spread meat mixture in a square casserole, spread mashed potatoes over top and bake 35 to 45 minutes until heated through.

Place under broiler for 1 minute.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Mr H

this sounds like a nice meal but it's NOT a Shepherds Pie!!!! Yams??? Sweet Potato??? And.....minced BEEF? Shepherds Pie has to made from LAMB hahaha.
Cottage Pie uses beef.

over 13 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 160g (5.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 120442% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 57g 87%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 348mg 116%
Sodium 507mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 21%
Dietary Fiber 9g 37%
Sugars g
Protein 220g
Vitamin A 923% Vitamin C 87%
Calcium 21% Iron 59%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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