shepherds pie

Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients

  • 100ml vegetable oil
  • 400g minced lamb
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 130g unsalted butter (100g for the Mashed Potato topping)
  • 150g carrot, diced
  • 180g onion, diced
  • 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp thyme leaves
  • A large pinch of dried herbes de Provence
  • 1 ½ tbsp flour
  • 200g plum tomatoes, seeded, skinned and roughly diced
  • 40g tomato purèe
  • 400ml chicken stock
  • A large pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 500g potatoes (Maris Piper, King Edward or Desiree), peeled
  • 50ml warm milk