I would like to introduce you a new way to enjoy the Traditional Shepherd’s Pie, with mild Italian sausage that all the family including kids, will crave over and over again!

Shepard's Pie homemade

Shepherd’s Pie Tools & Ingredients:

Before starting, make sure you have all the necessary ingredients and tools:

  • Yellow onion 1
  • Carrots 1
  • Yellow potatoes 3
  • Mild Italian Sausage 300g
  • Green Peas 1cup
  • Cooking Oil, Salt, Pepper
  • Chicken broth cube (1/2)
  • Butter 2 tbsp
  • Unbleached Flour 2 tbsp
  • Tomato Paste 2 tbsp

Important Note: The above ingredients are listed for 2 portions of the pie. You would also need the following tools:

  • Medium Bowl
  • Ceramic ovenproof dish
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Medium pot
  • Large non-stick pan
  • Potatoes masher

Step 1: Prepare Ingredients

Make sure you have all the ingredients available. Start with chopping onion. Peel and dice carrot & potatoes. Remove leaves from thyme stems.

saute vegetables

Step 2: Cook the potatoes

In a medium pot full of water, add potatoes and bring to boil over medium-high heat. Cook for about 20 min or until done. Remove from heat and drain.

Step 3: Meanwhile, start cooking the meat

sausage sauce

Heat 1tbsp of Olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Saute onions & carrots for a few minutes. Add the sausage meat and cook for 5 min. Season with s&p.

Step 4: Prepare the sauce

Add 2 tbsp of flour and cook for a minute, then add the tomato paste and 1 1/2 cups of water. Add 1/2 broth cube. Bring to boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cook for 10-15 min or until the sauce has thickened.

Step 5: Add peas and set aside

Preheat oven to “Broil”

Add the green peas to the sauce, stir and remove from heat. Transfer the mix to an ovenproof dish. I prefer the ceramic one.

green peas

Step 6: Mash the potatoes, bake and serve!

Mash the potatoes with 2 tbsp of butter. Mix well and season to taste with s&p. Spread mashed potatoes on the top of the sausage sauce and place into the oven to broil for 4 min or until browned. Serve immediately.

Shepard's Pie mashed potatoes

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