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Easy Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Cheryl Warrens


1 lbs. ground round beef
1 onion, chopped
1-2 cps.vegetables-chopped carrots, corn, peas
1 - 2 lbs. potatoes (3 big ones)
8 Tbs. butter (1 stick)
c. beef broth
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
salt, pepper, other seasonings of choice

Peel and quarter potatoes, boil in salted water until tender (about 20 minutes).

While the potatoes are cooking, melt 4 T. butter (1/2 a stick) in a large frying pan.
Saute' onion in butter until tender over medium heat (10 mins).
If you are adding vegetables, add them according to cooking time. Put any carrots in with the onions. Add corn or peas either at the end of the cooking of the onions,or after the meat has initially cooked.

Add ground beef and saute' until no longer pink. Add salt and pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
Add beef broth and cook, uncovered, over low heat for 10 minutes, adding more beef broth as necessary to keep moist.

Mash potatoes in bowl with remainder of butter, season to taste.

Place beef and onion mixture in baking dish. Distribute mashed potatoes on top.
Rough up with a fork so that there are peaks that will brown nicely.
(You can use the fork to make some designs in the potatoes as well).

Cook in a 400 degree oven until bubbling and brown (about 30 minutes).
Broil for last few minutes if necessary to brown.

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serves 4




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