Shepherd's Pie for Kids
Smooth Stage, Mashed Stage or Chopped Stage Recipe
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
Once your baby is comfortable eating red meat, around 6 months, you can begin preparing meals for your baby from the main meal. Meals need to be bland and the right texture for your baby, but flavours can be 'revved' up at the end of cooking for the rest of the family, as indicated in this recipe
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Babies & Toddlers,
500g Quality Mark beef mince
1 tbsp oil
1 jar (420g) tomato pasta sauce
1 stalk celery
6 button mushrooms
peeled and finely chopped
4 medium Agria potatoes
peeled and quartered
To Make Lamb
Preparation for Age Groups
Preheat oven to 180°C.
Brown mince in the oil in a hot pan, breaking the mince up into small pieces with the back of a spoon. This is best done in two batches.
Stir in pasta sauce* and vegetables except the potatoes.
Cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes.
Boil the potatoes in unsalted water until tender. Drain and mash.
Spoon mixture into a pie dish and top with mashed potato.
Bake at 180°C for 15 minutes or until top is golden.
Serve with steamed green vegetables.
Nutrition Information per Serving (169.4g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)