Stellar Shepherd’s Pie (Wednesday weekly Recipe post)

Stellar Shepherds Pie


Stuff you need:

  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • ½ lb ground sausage
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 & ½ C well seasoned veggie, chicken or beef stock
  • 2 TBS tomato paste
  • 1 TBS soy sauce
  • 2 TBS Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 TBS mild curry powder
  • 1 TBS cornstarch
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen mixed peas, corn, and carrots
  • ¼ C milk
  • 1 TBS butter
  • ½ C shredded extra-sharp Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • diced green onion & parsley (garnish)

What to do with the stuff:

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil
  • Add potatoes, cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes; drain, and return to pan
  • While potatoes are boiling, heat oil in a large skillet
  • Cook ground meat with the onion, red pepper, and garlic until beef is evenly browned
  • Stir in beef stock, tomato paste, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and curry powder
  • Bring to a boil, and simmer 5-6 minutes
  • Mix cornstarch with a little stock to form a paste, stir into skillet with tomatoes, corn, peas and carrots
  • Cook until thickened; season with salt and pepper
  • Spoon into a casserole dish
  • Preheat oven on broiler setting
  • Add milk and butter to cooked potatoes, whip until smooth and creamy
  • Spoon mashed potatoes over meat mixture
  • Sprinkle top lightly with shredded cheese.
  • Place under broiler for 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted and speckled with brown
  • Garnish with chopped green onions & parsley


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