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Mum's Shepherd Pies


Filling and cheap. Nutritious too!

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  • Beef mince
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Seasoning (salt and pepper at least)
  • Carrots
  • potatoes
  • tin of tomatoes
  • butter
  • Milk
  • Beef stock
  • Breadcrumbs
  • oil


servings 7
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 20mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Peel potatoes and put in a pan of boiling water with a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil then leave on low.

Step 2

Brown the mince, garlic and onions in the oil in a wok. Cook down until nice and brown.

Step 3

Add the tomatoes, stock and carrots and cook down until they are soft. Simmer.

Step 4

While it's simmering, drain the potatoes and mash with butter and a splash of milk. Stop when it's nice and smooth. Mix in breadcrumbs

Step 5

pour your mince mix into 2 containers (it spreads further). Top with potatoes and cook in a moderate over for 20 minutes.

Step 6

Serve with salad and garlic bread. Enjoy!


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