Shepherds pie

Shepherds pie


  • 2 onions (finely chopped)
  • 400g lamb mince
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 carrots (peeled and grated)
  • 5/6 fresh tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • tsp oil
  • 200ml boiled water
  • 1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to Fan 200C / Gas 6
  2. To make sauce base- chop and cook fresh tomatoes, mix in chopped onion, a close of garlic and a tsp of oil.
  3. Heat large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and mince, cook for 8-10 mins
  4. Add home-made sauce, carrots, water, herbs and stir. Season with salt and pepper
  5. Bring to boil then simmer for 25-30minutes, stir regularly
  6. Whilst waiting for the mince, boil a saucepan of water and add the potatoes, cook for 15-20 minutes
  7. Once the mince is ready, transfer it into a clear dish (roughly two litres) and put onto a baking tray
  8. Drain the potatoes and mash with butter and milk until fluffy
  9. spoon the mash evenly on top and bake for 20-25 minutes

Aunty's Tips!

( For cheese lovers )

Add some cheese in with the potatoes while you mash them, you can also sprinkle a little extra on top before you put it in the oven!