Monday, 3 November 2014

shepherd pie recipe

shepherd pie recipeshepherd pie recipe

Preparation time : 30 minutes 
Total cooking    :  1 hour 30 minutes 
Serves : 6-8

Ingredients :

To prepare a perfect shepherd pie we need :
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 onions, chopped
2 carrots, diced
1 celery stick, diced
1 kg [2 lb] beef mince
2 tablespoons plain flour
½ cups (375 ml/12 fl oz) beef stock
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons chopped fresh flat-leaf

800 g (1 lb 10 oz) potatoes, diced
400 g (13 oz) parsnips. diced
30 g (1 oz) butter
½ CUP (125 ml/4 fl oz) milk

Preparation :

1- Heat the oil in a large frying pan over
medium heat and cook the onion, carrot
and celery, stirring occasionally. for 5 minutes, 
or until softened and lightly colored . Add 
the mince and cook for 7 minutes, then stir
 in the flour and cook for 2 minutes.
 Add the stock, soy sauce.Worcestershire 
sauce, tomato sauce.tomato paste and bay
leaves and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes 
stir in occasionally. Leave to cool. 
Remove the bay leaves and stir in the parsley.
2- To make the topping. boil the potato
and parsnip in salted water tor 15-20
minutes, or until cooked through Drain,
return to the pan and mesh with the
butter and enough of the milk to make a
firm mash.
3- Preheat the oven to 180°C(350°F/ Gas A)
and lightly grease a 2.5 litre oven
proof dish. Spoon the filling into the dish
 and spread the topping over it. Fluff with a fork. 
Bake tor 25 minutes, or until golden.

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