Traditional Shepherd's Pie

Rating
5 from 2 votes
Servings
8
DifficultyA Bit More Difficult
Cooking Method(s)
  • Bake,
  • Stovetop
Oven Temp400°
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
1hour:20minutes
Total Time
1hour:50minutes
Recipe by: Valerie Cooper
This Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie is a classic comfort food perfect for St. Patricks Day or any special occasion. The light sweetness of the ground lamb and vegetable filling is perfectly balanced with the savoriness of the fluffy mashed potatoes. This casserole dish is sure to be a hit for your next gathering.
Cuisine: Irish
Course: Main Course
Category: Casseroles

Ingredients

for the Mashed Potatoes

  • 3 lbs russet potatoes approx. 4 potatoes, rinsed, peeled, and cut
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter cubed, softened at room temperature
  • 1 cup whole milk warm
  • 1 ½ tsps kosher salt or to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic minced

for the Lamb Filling

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp dried rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ lbs ground lamb
  • ½ tsp kosher salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sweet red table wine
  • 3 tbsps Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • 3 tbsps tomato paste
  • ½ cup unsalted chicken stock
  • 2 cups frozen peas and carrots 10 oz pkg, fully thawed

for the Topping

  • 1 egg beaten
  • cup parmesan grated

Directions

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Nutrition Facts

While every effort is made to correctly calculate these nutritional facts, they should be used as general guidance as they may not be 100% accurate.

Calories: 677kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 1209mg | Potassium: 1189mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4215IU | Vitamin C: 17.2mg | Calcium: 124mg | Iron: 4.1mg
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