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Beef-and-Root-Vegetable Shepherd's Pie

Recipe photo courtesy of David Malosh

Cook the components of this hearty shepherd's pie up to five days in advance, and then assemble and bake.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2012
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Cook's Notes

Each element of this dish can stand on its own. The beef stew is delicious over egg noodles. The vegetable mash is a perfect complement to roast chicken.

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  • bvbjaime
    19 FEB, 2013
    This recipe is delicious! Both the beef stew and the topping are a nice update from the traditional. In fact, I love the mashed root veggies so much that I will make them more often as a side for a main dish. It is a bit time consuming, but definitely doable and totally worth it for the effort!
  • BBeers
    4 DEC, 2012
    Fabulous update to Shepherd's Pie! The root veggie mix is especially nice, as is the orange-spice flavor palate of the stew-- bright and delicious! I made a few variations: I don't own cheese cloth, so instead I ground the cloves, pepper, & cinnamon in my coffee grinder, and removed the orange peel before covering w the roots. Otherwise, followed exactly. Will definitely make this again, and recommend it to others!

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