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Recipe For A Rainy Day.

Classic Sheppard's  Pie.


With Storm  Callum Brewing in the Irish Sea I thought I would share my recipe for a classic Sheppard's Pie, it's Probably the best comfort food in the world.

3 Large Potatoes
Butter
1 Onion Chopped 
1-2 carrots chopped
1 half pounds of minced beef
1/2 Pint of Beef Stock
a little salt for potatoes
A little milk

Method

Boil potatoes in a pan for about 20 mins until tender.
Saute Vegetables with a little butter add onions, and carrots until soft.
Then add the minced beef and the beef stock reduce heat and simmer for about 10 mins.
Return to the potatoes and mash them with some butter and a little milk add salt to taste
Layer the beef mixture in an oven proof dish, then carefully spoon the mixture onto to the beef mixture do not press the potato firmly down, after you have spread the potato over the beef mixture
take a fork to make a slight pattern.

Bake in the oven for gas mark 4 for about 30 mins, until the mashed potatoes goes and brownish colour. Enjoy.




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