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Shepards Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Natalie Richardson
Added: Saturday, September 24, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. potatoes (more or less)
1 large can diced tomatoes
1-2 lbs. ground beef (lamb)
1 large onion
1 garlic clove
1 c. milk
butter
oregano, basil, parsley, (fresh or dried)
salt, pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cook and mash potatoes, add milk and butter, salt and pepper and set aside.
in 1/2 c. olive oil saute onion and garlic just until it is cooked and soft. Add ground beef and seasonings, breaking the meat into small pieces while browning on all sides. In a deep buttered casserole dish of 2 inches deep spread a layer of mashed potatoes. Pat in a layer of the ground beef and then add tomatoes. Top with rest of mashed potatoes, sprinkle with cheese, and paprika. Bake at 350 degree oven - covered for 45 minutes. Uncover and brown for 5 minutes.
A great touch: add a layer of the french fried onions from the can the last 5 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Since 1940, this recipe was given to me by grandma Richardson. The measurements went like .....a little bit of this and a little bit of that! Anything or everything! I'm still asked to make this for my grand-kids!

Add some left over veggies, peas, carrots, broccoli!

 

 

 

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