Delicious Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Delicious Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Delicious Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Experience the rich flavors of a comforting dish with this delightful Shepherd’s Pie.

Mashed Potato Topping:

  1. Peel, dice, and boil 6 potatoes until tender.
  2. Drain and mash, then add milk, salt, butter, and a pinch of baking powder. Set aside, keeping warm.

Meat Filling:

  1. Sauté 3 chopped onions in oil until soft.
  2. Add 2 minced garlic cloves and sauté until golden while stirring.
  3. Incorporate 1 kg ground beef, breaking it apart with a fork while cooking.
  4. Stir in 2 tablespoons of flour, 2 cups of carrot cubes, and half a cup of celery cubes. Cook thoroughly.
  5. Add:
    • 4 chopped, peeled tomatoes
    • 1 cup chicken broth
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
  6. Simmer for 1 hour until the mixture is tender and saucy. Stir in 2 cups of frozen peas and cook through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Assembling the Pie:

  1. Spoon the meat mixture into a deep ovenproof dish.
  2. Spread the mashed potatoes over the meat mixture, creating patterns with a fork.
  3. Dot the top with butter.
  4. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown at 180°C (350°F).

Savor the wholesome goodness of this Heerlike Herderspastei, a South African classic that promises to warm both hearts and bellies.

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