Recipe Of The Month: Tasty Shepherd’s Pie

Re-invent your left over roast lamb with this quick and easy hearty and healthy shepherd’s pie.

PREP: 15 Minutes      COOK: 50 Minutes      SERVES: 4


  • 800g potatoes, quartered (see note)
  • 20g butter
  • 1/2 cup hot milk
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 1 zucchini finely chopped
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 400g roast lamb (from Greek-style Roast Lamb – see related recipe), minced
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 cup Massel beef stock
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar cheese


  • Step 1 – Cook potatoes until tender. Drain. Add butter and mash until smooth. Add milk and beat to combine.
  • Step 2 – Heat oil in a large, heavy-based frying pan over medium heat. Cook carrot, celery, zucchini, onion and garlic for 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables soften.
  • Step 3 – Add lamb mince, sauces and beef stock. Cook, stirring, until mixture comes to the boil. Simmer for 3 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Step 4 – Preheat oven to 200°C. Spoon mixture into 4 x 1-cup ramekins or 1 x 4-cup ovenproof dish. Top with mashed potato. Rake surface with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.

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