Home sweet home shepherd's pie recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 30 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
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Customer recipe by Chelsee Marriott
Added 80 months ago

Shepherd's pie is great served with a little mint sauce.

Preheat oven to Gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C.


Put a large pan of water on to boil. Peel and dice the potatoes, sweet potatoes and swede and put them in the boiling water. Cook for 10-15 minutes then drain and mash.


Heat a large, heavy-bottomed frying pan, add the oil and fry the carrots, chopped onion, chopped mushrooms, peas, chopped spinach and minced lamb.


In a measuring jug, mix the shepherds pie mix with 300ml (½ pint) boiling water and whisk well. Add this to the meat and veg, stir in well and simmer on a low heat.


Mix the butter and milk into the mashed swede and potato until smooth and creamy.


Place the meat and veg mixture into a large oven proof dish. Top the meat and veg mixture with the mashed swede and potato, spreading it out evenly. Place in the oven and cook for around 20 minutes, until the top is golden brown and slightly cripsy.

Dish up and enjoy!


Nice served with a side of vegetables. (e.g. broccoli and carrots), also serve with gravy if required.

Please note: this recipe has been created and uploaded by a member of the Tesco Real Food online community. Tesco does not test customer recipes so cannot accept responsibility for the content, validate the results or answer queries regarding them.

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  • 2 large potatoes
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • ¼ swede
  • 1tbsp oil/ flora cuisine
  • 2 carrots, grated 
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 100g (3¼oz) mushrooms, chopped
  • handful peas
  • handful spinach, chopped 
  • 500g (1lb) minced lamb 
  • 1 packet shepherds pie seasoning mix
  • a little milk
  • a little butter
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