Rosmerta's Recipes - Shepherd's Pie by Elizabeth
Harry ate his Shepherd's Pie without much of an appetite in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as he had to spend time in detention with Professor Lockhart and answer his fan mail.
Now you can enjoy your Shepherd's Pie with the the help of this recipe from Elizabeth.
Directions:Step 1: Using a skillet on stove top and medium heat, brown the ground beef or lamb. Break up all clumps until it is evenly crumpled.Step 2: Drain the grease from the meat and remove meat from skillet to set aside for a few minutes. Wipe out grease from skillet using paper towel.Step 3: Pour vegetable oil in skillet and sweat onions (soften but not colored) and add garlic.Step 4: Pour ground beef or lamb back into skillet with onions and garlic and combine.Step 5: Add 1 jar of Heinz beef gravy, carrot, salt and pepper. (OR Add flour, chicken stock, tomato paste, carot, salt and pepper).Step 6: Raise the heat and bring to a simmer for about 15 minutes (until carrot is softened).Step 7: Remove from heat, place meat in 9-inch deep baking dish and top with prepared mashed potatoes.
- 1 pound ground beef or lamb
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 medium onion sliced
- 1 clove of garlic minced
- 1 jar Heinz beef gravy or (if making gravy from scratch: 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, 1 cup chicken stock and 2 tablespoons of tomato paste)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt and fresh black pepper to taste
- 1 carrot (optional)
- Mashed potatoes (use your own recipe for the potatoes)
Step 8: Preheat oven to 350F
Step 9: Bake Shepherd's Pie for approximately 45 minutes (bubbling around edges and mashed potatoes turns a deep yellow almost brown color)
Step 10: ENJOY!!
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