Aunt Judy's Arcadian Shepherd's Pie
1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
2 onions, minced
3 Tbls. plus 1/2 cup butter
1 Tbls. ketchup
1 tsp. worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper to taste
2 eggs, separated
1/3 Cup cream
1/8 tsp. garlic powder
8 - 10 potatoes, peeled, boiled &
1/3 Cup cheese
Brown beef in 3 Tbls. butter. Add
onions and saute until golden. Mix meat and onions with ketchup and worcestershire sauce. season to taste with salt and pepper.
Add a little beef stock and cook, covered, over low heat for 15 - 20 minutes. Beat egg yolks until light, whites until stiff. Beat yolks, cream, remaining 1/2 Cup butter and garlic powder into mashed potatoes. Gently fold in beaten egg whites. Put meat mixture into casserole and top with potatoes. Sprinkle with cheese and bake at 350 degrees until puffed and browned.