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Shepherd's Pie

Quick and Easy Shepherd's Pie Recipe

4 - 6

Serves

35 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

A classic with a Kiwi twist. The addition of kumara makes a change from the well-known potato topping - and we love the taste of lamb and kumara together. We bet the little ones in your family will love this meal just as much as you.

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Ingredients

Lamb

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500g Quality Mark lamb mince

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1 onion

Finely chopped

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1 carrot

Finely chopped

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chopped tomatoes in juice

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2 cups vegetable stock

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1 tbsp worcestershire sauce

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2 tbsp parsley

Finely chopped

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1 tsp fresh thyme

Chopped

Kumara topping

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kumara

Scrubbed

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1 cup cheddar cheese or mozzarella

Grated

To Serve

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1/2 cup green peas

Method

Lamb

Kumara topping

To assemble

1

Pre-heat the oven to 190°C. Lightly grease a medium-sized oven proof dish.

2

Heat a dash of oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over a medium-high heat. Add the lamb mince and brown, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up the mince as it browns. Remove to a bowl and set aside.

3

Reduce heat to low, add another dash of oil and add the onion and carrot. Cook for 10 minutes until the onion is soft.

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4

Return lamb to the saucepan with the tomatoes, stock and Worcestershire sauce.

5

Bring just to the boil, then reduce heat, partially cover and cook mince at a gentle simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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6

Stir through the chopped herbs and season. The mince should be thick but not dry.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (391g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1888kJ

Protein

29.6g

Total Fat

23.8g

Saturated Fat

13.8g

Carbs

28.0g

Sugars

10.0g

Sodium

823mg

Iron*

2.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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