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Make The Pie Of Your Dreams With This Irish Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Make The Pie Of Your Dreams With This Irish Shepherd’s Pie Recipe June 29, 2016

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Make Your Own Irish Shepherd’s Pie

The shepherd’s pie is an Irish dish that has been enjoyed in the Emerald Isle for decades. But did you know that it is also quite popular outside of Ireland?

Based on lamb, potatoes, and lots of vegetables, this hearty meal is a good pick-me-up that will certainly warm your insides.

If you want to make your own, here’s an Irish shepherd’s pie recipe that you can try.

Irish shepherd's pie recipe

First, you will need the following ingredients:




For lamb mixture:
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp olive oil
1 diced onion
2 pounds lean ground lamb
1/3 cup flour
salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp paprika
1/8 tsp cinnamon
2 tsp minced fresh rosemary
3 cloves minced garlic
1 tbsp ketchup
2 1/2 cups water or broth (use more or less to adjust thickness as needed)
12 oz bag frozen peas and carrots, thawed, drained well

For the potato topping:

2 1/2 pound Yukon gold potatoes
1 tbsp butter
salt and pepper to taste
pinch of cayenne
1/4 cup cream cheese
1/4 pound Irish cheddar
1 egg yolk beaten with 2 tbsp milk

To put all these fantastic ingredients together, check out this video from Food Wishes.

Irish shepherd's pie recipe
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