shepherd’s pie



  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 1 – 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 table spoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon Worcester shire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon BBQ sauce
  • 1 x carrot grated
  • 1 x zucchini grated
  • 2 small to medium potatoes – peeled and quartered
  • 1 small sweet potato – peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon margarine (optional)
  • Grated cheese



  1. Pre-heat your oven to moderate (180 degrees or 150 degrees fan-forced)
  2. Steam the potatoes and sweet potatoes until soft
  3. Heat a fry pan, add oil and gently fry the garlic
  4. Add the mince and brown it until cooked
  5. Add the grated carrot and zucchini
  6. Add each of the sauces, and stir to combine over the heat. Season to taste
  7. When the potatoes are cooked, add margarine and milk then mash the potatoes until smooth
  8. Assemble the shepherd’s pie in an oven proof dish with the meat mixture on the bottom, topped with the potato mash. Sprinkle with the grated cheese
  9. Cook the pie in the oven for 40 – 45 mins, and grill for the last 5 minutes to brown the cheese, if necessary



Try adding more vegetables to the meat mixture (like diced mushrooms and diced capsicum)

Serve with green beans, peas & corn on the side

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