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Shepards Twist Pie

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Serves 2

A traditional shepards pie with a different twist

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  • For the Filling
  • 250g Lean Beef Mince
  • 50g Peas
  • 5-10 Mushrooms halved ( depending on how much you like them!!!)
  • 250ml of water
  • 2 Tbsp of Beff Gravy Granuals
  • 1 tbsp Lea'n'Perrins Worcestershire Sauce
  • For the Mash
  • 250g Baking potatoes
  • 250g Butternut squash
  • 100ml Skimmed milk
  • 30g Strong cheddar( I use Colliers)
  • 15g unsalted Butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


    1. Pre-Heat the oven to 190c/fan 170c/ gas mark 5 .Boil the potatoes and squash together until begining to go soft.Meanwhile Fry off the mince, when the mince is thourghly cooked ad the peas, mushrooms, water and gravy granuals.When they've simmered together for about 2 minutes add the lea'n'perrins .
    2. Once the mince is completed mash you squash and potatoes( only if their soft enough though!)with the butter, milk and 20g of the cheese.You may like the mash a little lumpy but if not push through a seive.
    3. Place the mince in a heatproof dish and then add the potato sprinkle with the rest of the cheese to finish.Cook for 25 minutes until golden brown and bubbling gently.

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25th Jun, 2011
this is a cottage pie not a shepherds pie, beef is a cottage pie (like this recipe) and lamb is a shepherds pie
31st Mar, 2014
Maybe that's there twist haha
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