British shepherd's pie

British shepherd's pie

83 ratings

Basti, Kitchen Stories


„A hearty pie that can easily be prepared for a crowd.“

Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
500 g
lamb (ground)
350 ml
chicken stock
1 kg
mashed potatoes
1 stalk
celery
1
carrot
1
onion
1 clove
garlic
1 tbsp
tomato paste
2 sprigs
thyme
2 tbsp
flour
30 g
parmesan cheese (grated)
salt
pepper
olive oil for frying
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g lamb (ground)
  • 350 ml chicken stock
  • 1 kg mashed potatoes
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1  carrot
  • 1  onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 30 g parmesan cheese (grated)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil for frying

Utensils

  • oven
  • vegetable peeler
  • large frying pan
  • ovenproof baking dish
  • cooking spoon
  • cheese grater (optional)
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Rosé, fine dry, 2014
The slight sweetness of the wine can stand up to the essential thyme oils. Rosé unfolds its delicate aromas of ripe blackberries and elderberries best when well chilled.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
508
Protein
23g
Fat
30g
Carb
34g

Step 1/6

Preheat oven to 200°C/ 392°F. Finely chop onion, garlic, and thyme leaves. Peel carrot and cut into fine dice. Cut celery into fine dice.
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stalk celery
  • oven
  • vegetable peeler
  • cutting board
  • knife

Preheat oven to 200°C/ 392°F. Finely chop onion, garlic, and thyme leaves. Peel carrot and cut into fine dice. Cut celery into fine dice.

Step 2/6

Heat some olive oil and sear ground lamb for approx. 2 – 3 min., breaking it up with a cooking spoon. Add onion, garlic, thyme, carrots, and celery and fry for approx. 5 – 8 min. Season well with salt and pepper.
  • olive oil for frying
  • 500 ground lamb
  • salt
  • pepper
  • large frying pan
  • cooking spoon

Heat some olive oil and sear ground lamb for approx. 2 – 3 min., breaking it up with a cooking spoon. Add onion, garlic, thyme, carrots, and celery and fry for approx. 5 – 8 min. Season well with salt and pepper.

Step 3/6

Add tomato paste and fry for approx. 1 – 2 min. Then, add flour and stir constantly for approx.  2 – 3 min.
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp flour

Add tomato paste and fry for approx. 1 – 2 min. Then, add flour and stir constantly for approx. 2 – 3 min.

Step 4/6

Add chicken stock and let simmer over medium heat for approx. 10 – 12 min.
  • 350 ml chicken stock

Add chicken stock and let simmer over medium heat for approx. 10 – 12 min.

Step 5/6

Place meat into a large ovenproof dish and spread mashed potatoes evenly on top.
  • 1 kg mashed potatoes
  • ovenproof baking dish

Place meat into a large ovenproof dish and spread mashed potatoes evenly on top.

Step 6/6

Top with parmesan and bake in preheated oven at 200°C/ 390°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden.
  • 30 parmesan cheese
  • cheese grater
  • oven

Top with parmesan and bake in preheated oven at 200°C/ 390°F for approx. 20 – 25 min. until golden.