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Traditional Shepherd's Pie

Orange Icon  Traditional Shepherd's Pie

Orange Icon  Traditional Shepherd's Pie

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Submitted by: Columbcille

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 40 Minutes

Servings: 7

A timeless Irish recipe. To make cottage pie simply replace lamb with beef.

  • 1 lbs. potatoes, white or gold, organic
  • 1 lbs. lamb, ground, grass-fed, organic
  • 2 tbs. butter, unsalted, organic, raw or unpasteurized, grass-fed/pastured
  • 1 c. onion, any type, organic
  • 1 2/3 c. beef stock, from grass-fed or pastured, organic
  • 1 tsp. tomato puree, organic
  • 1 tbs. parsley, fresh, organic
  • 1 tsp. thyme, fresh, organic
  • 1 tsp. parsley, fresh, organic
  • 2 c. vegetables, mixed, your favorite, organic

Make mashed potatoes from the potatoes: peel and boil potatoes, then mash. Melt butter in frying pan. Add onions, cook for about 5 minutes. Pour in stock (or water) and bring to a boil. Add tomato puree, parsley, thyme and salt and pepper, simmer for 5 minutes. Add meat and remaining vegetables to sauce and bring to boil. Place in a pie dish, cover with mashed potatoes, and score the top. Reheat in a moderate oven (350°F) for about 30 minutes.