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Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Shepherd's Pie, by , is from The Ann Arbor 2nd Ward Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Bonnie Nielson
Added: Wednesday, February 16, 2011


4 tbsp. shortening
3 tbsp. chopped onion
2 tbsp. chopped green pepper
1/2 cup diced celery
1 cup diced cooked meat
4 tbsp. flour
2 cups milk or meat stock
1/2 cup cooked carrots

Brown slowly in shortening: onion, pepper, celery and meat.
Stir constantly.
Add flour and continue to stir until brown.
Add remaining ingredients.
Heat thoroughly.

Pour into shallow well-oiled baking dish.
Cover with layer of well-seasoned mashed potatoes. Dot with butter.
Bake in hot oven (400) until well browned.




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