British shepherd's pie

British shepherd's pie

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
500 g lamb (ground)
350 ml chicken stock
1 kg mashed potatoes
1 stalk celery
carrot
onion
1 clove garlic
1 tbsp tomato paste
2 sprigs thyme
2 tbsp flour
30 g parmesan cheese (grated)
salt
pepper
olive oil for frying
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • vegetable peeler
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large frying pan
  • cooking spoon
  • ovenproof baking dish
  • cheese grater

Nutrition per serving

Cal
508
Protein
23g
Fat
30g
Carb
34g

Step 1/6

Preheat oven to 200°C/ 392°F. Finely chop onion, garlic, and thyme leaves. Peel carrot and cut into fine dice. Cut celery into fine dice.
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stalk celery
  • oven
  • vegetable peeler
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 200°C/ 392°F. Finely chop onion, garlic, and thyme leaves. Peel carrot and cut into fine dice. Cut celery into fine dice.

Step 2/6

Heat some olive oil and sear ground lamb for approx. 2 – 3 min., breaking it up with a cooking spoon. Add onion, garlic, thyme, carrots, and celery and fry for approx. 5 – 8 min. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • olive oil for frying
  • 500 ground lamb
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large frying pan
  • cooking spoon

Heat some olive oil and sear ground lamb for approx. 2 – 3 min., breaking it up with a cooking spoon. Add onion, garlic, thyme, carrots, and celery and fry for approx. 5 – 8 min. Season well with salt and pepper.

Step 3/6

Add tomato paste and fry for approx. 1 – 2 min. Then, add flour and stir constantly for approx.  2 – 3 min.
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp flour

Add tomato paste and fry for approx. 1 – 2 min. Then, add flour and stir constantly for approx. 2 – 3 min.

Step 4/6

Add chicken stock and let simmer over medium heat for approx. 10 – 12 min.
  • 350 ml chicken stock

Add chicken stock and let simmer over medium heat for approx. 10 – 12 min.

Step 5/6

Place meat into a large ovenproof dish and spread mashed potatoes evenly on top.
  • 1 kg mashed potatoes
  • ovenproof baking dish

Place meat into a large ovenproof dish and spread mashed potatoes evenly on top.

Step 6/6

Top with parmesan and bake in preheated oven at 200°C/ 390°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden.
  • 30 parmesan cheese
  • cheese grater
  • oven

Top with parmesan and bake in preheated oven at 200°C/ 390°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden.