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Shepherd's pie

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Shepherd's Pie

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 3 parsnips (6 ounces), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 celery stalks, finely chopped
  • 1 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 2 medium carrots, finely chopped
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon chipotle or regular chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 6 ounces frozen peas (about 1 1/2 cups)
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Cheddar-Topped Shepherd's Pie

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds baking potatoes (about 4), peeled and thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 6 medium carrots, halved lengthwise, quartered if large, and thinly sliced
  • 6 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp white cheddar (6 ounces)
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Shepherd's Pie

Time:35 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef chuck
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 box (10 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables (no need to thaw)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
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Traditional Sweet and Spicy South African Bobotie

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Shepard's Pie with Rutabaga Topping, Part 2

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Shepherd's Pies

Time:1 hour 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds freshly ground lamb
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4 carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 10 ounces frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 1/2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 tablespoons butter
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Cottage Pie

Time:1 hour 15 mins
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced medium
  • 2 large carrots, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 pound ground beef or lamb
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 cup dark (porter) beer
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1 large russet potato (3/4 pound), very thinly sliced
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Shepherd's Pie

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Shepherd's Pie with Rutabaga Topping

Ingredients
  • 1 rib celery, coarsely chopped
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary, plus 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons unsalted butter, plus more for rutabagas and potatoes
  • 2 pounds boneless beef chuck or leg of lamb for stew, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought low-sodium canned beef stock
  • 4 carrots, cut crosswise into 3-inch pieces
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 rutabagas (about 3 pounds), peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 4 russet or Yukon gold potatoes (about 2 pounds), peeled and cut into large pieces
  • 1/2 cup hot milk, or more if needed
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Lamb Shepherd's Pie

Time:3 hours 35 mins
Ingredients
  • 5 Yukon Gold potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons safflower oil
  • 5 pounds lamb shanks
  • Coarse salt
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 6 thyme sprigs
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 2 cups celery root, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3 medium carrots, thinly sliced
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