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Monday, September 05, 2005

Shepherd's Pie

This is my kids' favorite Sunday dish. Very easy to do and very addicting too (mst be the carbs hehehe)

1 lb ground or diced lamb/beef
1 large onion, chopped
5-6 mushrooms, sliced (optional)
2 carrots, diced
25 gm plain flour - 25 g
2 cups lamb or beef stock
1 tbsp tomato purée
6-8 potatoes
25 gm butter
4 tbsp milk
1 cup any type of cheese, crumbled

1. Heat oven to 200C / 400F
2. Fry (with little oil or no oil) the lamb/beef with the onion, mushrooms and carrots for 8-10 minutes.
3. Add the flour and cook, stirring for 1 minute. Slowly add in the stock and tomato puree. Cook, stirring, until the mixture thickens and boils.
4. Cover and simmer for about 25 minutes.
5. Put a little butter/oil onto a glass casserole (or baking tin) and pour the lamb/beef into the casserole.

Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in boiling water until tender. Drain and mash with the butter and milk and mix well. Put onto the mince mixture and sprinkle over the cheese
6. Bake for 15-20 minutes.

Serve hot.


Blogger lilac said...

Cooked this for Alya today .. she loved it very much. Thanks for sharing the recipe Ely.

10:28 PM  
Blogger jayc_lad said...

hi..just browsing and came across ur blog..like the recipes!!..u dont mind if i link it to my blog?

1:42 AM  
Anonymous atasya said...

i really LOVE the recipes!! and love the pictures too haha...i'm hungry already..

12:34 AM  
Anonymous anita said...

kak ely, alamak sedap nye this recipe.........thanks for sharing. Cuma i tak letak cheese pasal my husband tak mkn keju!!!! No. 1 lah sedap sekali, sure will make it again for bulan puasa.

7:40 AM  
Blogger Ely said...

lilac, did she? hehehe, the kids love it with a passion!

jayc_lad, yes pls do link this blog to urs if u want to.

atasya, hehehe, go ahead and fantasize the food! then cook them to make it a reality!

anita, yer ker? hehehe i am glad it worked!

3:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This recipe is actually for Cottage Pie. Shepherd's pie is reserved for a dish made with lamb, since shepherds do not herd cows, but they do herd sheep.

8:01 AM  
Blogger Jane Johan said...

I'm definitely gonna try this one ! :) Thanks for sharing!

5:36 PM  
Blogger W.A.W.Y said...

hi, i tried this recipe today for dinner but i didn't follow exactly like what your recipe said. Mujur it turned out OK and yummy all the same :)) insya allah this pie will make other appearences on our dinner/lunch table ;)
thank you for sharing.
-mok dia-

7:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nak tnye sket...plain flour tu tepung ape ek??..sorry if i'm sound stupid!!

1:08 AM  
Blogger Hanii said...

6-8 potatoes, for how many serving ye? it looks really yummy. Nk buat for a pot-luck tp tak tahu nk estimate.

7:37 PM  

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