, Step by step

Shepherd’s Pie

A traditional British dish of minced lamb topped with potato.

Mark Stower, Director of Food and Service.

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cooking Time: 25-35 mins

Serves: 8


  • Step 1

    Fry the onion, celery and carrot for 3-4 minutes then add the minced lamb and the garlic and fry till brown.

  • Step 2

    Add the flour and cook for 1 minute.

  • Step 3

    Slowly add the stock and then the chopped tomatoes and cook on a low heat, simmering.

  • Step 4

    Place the potatoes in a large pan of salted water and bring to the boil, cook till ready.

  • Step 5

    Mash the potatoes and add the butter, milk and egg yolk, taste and add salt and pepper accordingly.

  • Step 6

    Add the Worcestershire sauce to the lamb and place in a suitable oven proof dish, top with the potato mix and bake for 25-35 minutes 200’c-400’f, top should be golden brown.