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Shepherd's pie #4

ingredients

serves 4
900 g (2 lb) potatoes
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion,chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
450 g (1 lb) lean minced beef
1 red pepper, seeded, halved and sliced
1 tbsp plain flour
225 ml (8 fl oz) strong beef stock
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper
3 tbsp milk
knob of butter
75 g (3 oz) Cheddar cheese, grated

method

1. Cut potatoes into even-sized pieces. Put in a pan of lightly salted boiling water and cook until tender. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil .in a large frying pan and fry onions for 3 - 4 mins.

3. Add garlic, mince and red pepper and cook, stirring, for 4 - 5 mins. Stir in the flour then add the stock and bring to boil, stirring continuously. Add parsley and seasoning.

4. Mash potatoes and mix with milk and butter. Season.

5. Spoon mince into an ovenproof dish, top with potato, sprinkle with cheese and bake for 30 mins 200°C/400°F/gas 6.

What did you think?

27 people have helped to review this recipe. Thankyou!

Fisherman
posted by no name @ 07:56AM, 10/15/07
This could be more detailed.
how do i know when the potatoes are
done.
Response to fisherman
posted by cooker @ 04:01AM, 9/17/09
It says "until tender" so you could look it up in a dictionary.
Shepherds pie
posted by Dennis @ 11:04AM, 3/21/10
Hi, shepherds pie is made with minced lamb, and cottage pie is made with minced beef,
Cottage pie
posted by mariebonner @ 11:11AM, 1/31/11
Vegetables can be added with peppers such as half cook carrots and a spoon of frozen peas
Cottage pie NOT shephers pie
posted by stuart @ 07:59AM, 6/13/11
As has been said previously shepherds pie is lamb, cottage pie is with beef. what animals do shephards look after?!
Cottage pie/shepherds
posted by martin @ 09:06AM, 7/15/11
Wots the prob? cook it right and no one will ask you what its called
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