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Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Shepherd's Pie, sometimes called cottage pie, is a savory dish of cooked minced meat topped with fluffy mashed potatoes, then baked to perfection. This recipe uses fresh herbs of rosemary & thyme mixed-in with carrots, peas and onions. No one will leave your table hungry after this hearty meal!


  • 2 C Mashed potatoes
  • 1 lb. ground lamb (or beef)
  • 1 Onion grated
  • 4 Carrots grated
  • 1 C Peas
  • 2 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 2 TBSP Tomato paste
  • 1 sprig Rosemary
  • 1 sprig Thyme
  • 1 TBSP flour
  • 2 C Beef broth
  • 2 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • Chives for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Brown meat in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Once meat is almost cooked through, add in onions, carrots and garlic and stir to combine
  3. After 3m stir in tomato paste, rosemary, thyme and flour
  4. Allow flour to toast for about 2m then add remaining broth, Worcestershire and 1 C peas
  5. Top with mashed potatoes, optionally run a fork through the surface of the potatoes to create ridges for added texture
  6. Bake 15 or 20 minutes until golden brown and top with chives