Shepherd’s Pie

Time required:

25 minutes approx.


  • 500 g cooked lamb (or whatever meat you have left over)
  • 8–10 medium potatoes such as desire
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2–3 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 carrots, finely diced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2–3 teaspoon plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • about 125 ml stock (chicken, beef or vegetable)
  • splash of soy sauce
  • generous splash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 pinches ground mace
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 125 ml apple cider
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter, plus extra for glazing
  • warm milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • grated cheese (optional)

Way to prepare Shepherd’s Pie?

    • First of all take 500 g cooked lamb or whatever meat you like then mince it. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan then add 1 fine chopped onion, 2–3 diced celery stalks, 2 finely diced carrots, salt and black pepper according to your taste.
    • Now add your minced meat and mix it well then add 2–3 teaspoon plain flour, 2 teaspoon mustard powder 125 ml stock (chicken, beef or vegetable), splash of soy sauce, splash of worcestershire sauce, 3 pinches of maces and grated zest of 1 lemon.
    • After that, add 125 ml of apple cider, 2 bay leaves and ½ bunch chopped flat leaf parsley.
    • Now take 8-10 medium potatoes and boil them once they become soft drain the water and mash them with 1 tablespoon butter, a little bit of warm milk and 1 lightly beaten egg.
    • Finally, place it all over your minced meat. Put some butter over it and bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes or until the potato is golden on top.
    • Now Shepherd’s Pie is ready to serve.
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