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Homemade Shepherd's Pie

ToyStores's picture
Shepherd's Pie is a delicious casserole dish from America. It requires a little effort in making the meat sauce but its worth it because it tastes great. The cheese in the top layer gives a nice brown crispy texture to the dish. Shepherd's Pie can be made with any of your favorite cheese, there is no hard and fast rule for using a particular type of cheese.
Ingredients
  Ground beef 10 Ounce
  Whole onion 1 (Chopped)
  Celery stalk 1 (Chopped)
  Ketchup 1⁄3 Cup (4.8 tbs)
  Mustard paste 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) (Chopped)
  Frozen corn 1⁄3 Cup (4.8 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese/Any of your favorite cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole potatoes 6 (Mashed)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped red pepper 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Heat olive oil in a pot.
2. Start by sauteing the onions. Stir and add a pinch of salt to onions. Stir again and cook the onions until they are soft and caramelized.
3. Add the beef to the onions. Break with hands and spread evenly in the pot.
4. Mix the beef and onion.
5. Add garlic and mix.
6. When the beef is nice and brown add the celery.
7. Add 1 tsp chopped red pepper and chopped parsley. Keep stirring.
8. Add ketchup, mustard paste and salt and pepper to taste.
9. Mix all those flavors in. Cover and cook for 5-10 minutes on medium heat.
10. Once cooked, transfer this meat sauce in a casserole dish. Level it up with a spoon.
11. Add frozen corn, spread out evenly.
12. Add mashed potatoes, spread evenly with cooking spoon.
13. Finally add the shredded cheese, spread in a even layer. Cover for baking.
14. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and cook for 30-40 minutes.
15. In the last 10 minutes remove the lid and cook to get a nice crispy brown texture.
16. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Beef
So your North American friend is coming over and you want to surprise him with your cooking skills. Then apart from the regional delicacies, treat him with something of his land, delicious shepherd's pie. Yummy, mouth watering and appetizing, this pie combines flavors of beef, corn, potatoes, cheese and herbs and spices. So, flaunt the cook in you by watching the video...

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Gene Dupree's picture
This looks so good. Can't wait to try it.