A simple recipe for an Irish favorite!

Shepherd's Pie

  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Lb Ground Beef
  • Salt
  • 1 Yellow Onion (minced)
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 2 Carrots (diced)
  • 1 tablepsoon Flour
  • 3 sprigs Thyme (leaves only)
  • 1 cup Beef Stock
  • 2 cups Peas
  • Parsley to finish
  • 4 cups Mashed Potatoes
  • 4 tabelspoons Butter
step-by-step directions
step-by-step directions
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Heat the butter and olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrots, and garlic, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add the ground beef and season with salt, breaking up, until browned, about 10 minutes. Mix in the flour, stock, thyme and peas into the mixture. Pipe mashed potatoes over top.
  • Bake until mashed potatoes are golden brown in parts, about 30 minutes. Mash together with butter. Let cool slightly before serving. Finish with parsley.

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Shepherd's Pie

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