SHEPHERD'S PIE

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 pounds ground lean beef
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sauce mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper ( prefer more)
  • 1 cup diced cooked carrots (only way I sneak this in the pie for my dd)
  • 1 cup blanched peas
  • 8 cups freshly mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup grated Swiss cheese, for topping
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Make mashed potatoes.
  • Heat oil in a heavy skillet.
  • Add onion, ground beef, and garlic.
  • Stir and cook over high heat until meat is brown.
  • Add Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, brown gravy mix ( such as Knorr brown sauce mix), water salt, pepper, cooked peas and cooked diced carrots.
  • Cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
  • Spread mixture over a large buttered oven-proof casserole dish.
  • Cover with creamy mashed potatoes.
  • For a nice presentation, Pipe the mashed potato over meat, using a pastry bag fitted with a large star tube.
  • Sprinkle with grated Swiss cheese. Spoon melted butter over cheese.
  • Baked at 400 degrees until golden brown.

Notes

Categories: Beef  Main Dish  Savory Pie 

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