Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Shepherd's Pie
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  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, heat the butter until it foams and then add onion and carrots and cook until soft (8-10 minutes).
  3. Add meat, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cook breaking up meat until browned (10-15 minutes).
  4. Add flour and tomato paste and cook for one more minute.
  5. Stir in cream and cook one more minute.
  6. Stir in broth, beer, soy sauce and thyme and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring frequently until mixture is thick.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in peas.
  8. Transfer mixture to 2 quart casserole dish.
  9. Meanwhile, in a large sauce pan over high heat bring potatoes, 1/2 teaspoon salt and water to cover to a boil; reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  10. Return potatoes to sauce pan and mash potatoes with butter and cream until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
  11. Spread mashed potatoes over meat filling, using a spatula to smooth top and then brush with egg.
  12. Bake for 15 minutes or until filling is bubbling.
  13. Turn on broiler and cook until top is golden (3-5 minutes).
  14. Remove from oven and let cool 10 minutes before serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 507.04 Kcal (2123 kJ)
Calories from fat 229.23 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.47g 39%
Cholesterol 117.94mg 39%
Sodium 913.5mg 38%
Potassium 1007.15mg 21%
Total Carbs 41.27g 14%
Sugars 8.15g 33%
Dietary Fiber 6.66g 27%
Protein 27.8g 56%
Vitamin C 12.2mg 20%
Vitamin A 1.6mg 55%
Iron 4.7mg 26%
Calcium 102.9mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 122.99 Kcal (515 kJ)
Calories from fat 55.6 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.18g 39%
Cholesterol 28.61mg 39%
Sodium 221.58mg 38%
Potassium 244.29mg 21%
Total Carbs 10.01g 14%
Sugars 1.98g 33%
Dietary Fiber 1.61g 27%
Protein 6.74g 56%
Vitamin C 3mg 20%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 55%
Iron 1.1mg 26%
Calcium 25mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.5
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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