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Shepherd's pie

This is a proper, traditional shepherd’s pie recipe, made with chopped, cooked lamb rather than mince. One of the original waste-not-want-not meals.

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Potato topping


1.Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Oil shallow 2.5 litre (10 cup) ovenproof dish.
2.Make potato topping.
3.Meanwhile, in large saucepan, heat butter; cook onion and carrot, stirring, until tender. Add mixed herbs and lamb; cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Stir in paste, sauces and stock, then blended flour and water; stir over heat until mixture boils and thickens. Pour mixture into dish.
4.Drop heaped tablespoons of potato topping onto lamb mixture. Bake in oven about 20 minutes or until browned and heated through.

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