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Jim's Shepherd Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diana Walsh
Added: Friday, August 12, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs lean ground beef
1 med chopped onion
1 pkg brown gravy mix
1 pkg onion gravy mix
1 pkg mushroom gravy mix.
4 lbs potatoes, cooked and mashed
salt and pepper to taste
approx 1 c water

Directions:
Directions:
Mix gravy mixes with a little water to make a runny paste. Brown meat and onion and add gravy mix to thicken gravy. Bring back to boil. Remove from heat after about 2 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes. Strain meat, saving gravy for serving with meal, and add meat to 13 x 9 baking dish and spread the mashed potatoes on top. Use fork to roughen top of potatoes. Put under broiler to brown potatoes. Serve with the reserved gravy and peas on the side.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can use any gravy mixes you prefer. i usually use more than 3 pkgs as we like a lot of gravy. Can be made in 2 small dishes and can freeze one for a later date.

 

 

 

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