Recipe: Appetizing Cheesy Shepherd's Pie

Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie.

You can have Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie using 17 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie

  1. It’s 3 lbs of Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and diced.
  2. It’s 1 lb of ground beef (or a combo of ground beef and ground sausage).
  3. Prepare 1 of medium onion, finely diced.
  4. Prepare 2 of large carrots, finely diced.
  5. It’s 2 ears of fresh corn, cut from the cob.
  6. It’s 1/2 bag of frozen peas.
  7. Prepare 1 tablespoon of garlic, minced.
  8. Prepare 1 tsp of fresh thyme, chopped.
  9. Prepare 1 tsp of fresh rosemary, chopped.
  10. It’s 2 tsp of fresh parsley, chopped.
  11. Prepare of Buttermilk and butter (as needed to make mashed potatoes creamy).
  12. Prepare 1/3 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  13. You need 1/2 cup of grated cheddar cheese or cheese blend.
  14. You need 1 tbsp of pot wine.
  15. It’s 1 tbsp of Worcestershire sauce.
  16. Prepare 1/2 cup of beef stock.
  17. Prepare 2 tbsp of flour.

Cheesy Shepherd’s Pie step by step

  1. Peel and chop potatoes, add them to a large pan of salted, boiling water. Cook for 15 minutes, or until fork-tender..
  2. Pre-heat oven to 400ºF.
  3. In a large cast iron skillet, add olive oil and onions. Sauté until translucent. Add carrots and corn and cook for several minutes or until the veg begins to soften. Add salt and pepper to taste..
  4. Add the ground beef/sausage and cook until the pink is gone. Salt and pepper to taste..
  5. Add the garlic, pot wine, Worcestershire sauce and herbs. Allow the alcohol to cook off for 1-2 minutes..
  6. Add the flour by sprinkling it over the mixture and stir. Be sure not to leave any clumps. Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes..
  7. Add the beef stock and stir to thicken the sauce. If the sauce is too thick, add more stock. The mixture should hold together and not be too runny..
  8. Add frozen peas and stir until they are warmed and incorporated. Turn heat down while mashing potatoes..
  9. Drain cooked potatoes, then mash with butter and buttermilk – enough to make a creamy, but not-too-moist mixture. Salt and pepper to taste (but remember that parmesan cheese can be salty!) Add the parmesan cheese and continue to mix until incorporated..
  10. Spread the potato mixture evenly over the meat and veggie mixture in the cast iron pan. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the potatoes and put in the oven for 15-20 minutes (or until cheese is melted and browned)..
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