Delicious Minted Lamb Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

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Any one else craving comfort food by the bucket at the moment? The weather has turned sooo cold, and all I want is delicious hearty home made food. Any cravings for salad have been filed away until sunnier days. However, this delicious minted lamb shepherd’s pie recipe is packed with veg to squeeze in part of our daily vegetable intake, and for those who aren’t veg fans, because the carrots and onions are blitzed in the food processor, they are also hidden.

It’s also amazing served with a side dish of sweet sticky red cabbage.

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Easy Minted Lamp Shepherds Pie Recipe

How To Make This Minted Lamb Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 500g minced lamb
  • 2 red onions
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1 cup of peas ( The size of the cup depends on how much you like peas?)
  • 1 lamb stock cube
  • 200 ml boiling water
  • 2 heaped tbsp mint jelly
  • Salt & Pepper to season
  • 5 large potatoes
  • A splash of milk
  • 1 tbsp of butter butter

Pickled Red Cabbage Makes The Perfect Side!

How to make Minted Lamb shepherds pie

How To Make Minted Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

Start by chopping and boiling the potatoes with the skin on until soft.

Next pop the red onions and carrots into a blender and blitz.

Add the lamb mince to a frying pan and fry off, drain off any excess fat before adding the carrots and onions and browning.

Add peas to the fried lamb, onions , carrots and mint jelly

Once browned add the peas and mint jelly and cook for 5 minutes before adding the stock cube dissolved in the boiling water and cook until the the stock and jelly has formed a gravy.

Mash the potatoes with the milk and butter.

Divide the minted lamb mixture between 4 individual portion bowls ensuring there is lots of gravy fluid, this keeps your lamb shepherd’s pie moist during cooking.

Add the minty lamb mixture to individual bowls, ensuring there is lots of gravy and top with mash

Now top each individual shepherd’s pie with a generous helping of mash.

Cook in the oven for 20 minutes on 180 until the mash is browned.

If you want a cheesy crust, sprinkle on grated cheese for the last 5 minutes.

How to make and easy minted lamb shepherds pie

Can You Freeze This Minted Lamb Shepherd’s Pie?

Yes I often batch cook, cover and freeze before I put in the oven, this is perfect to pull out of the freezer for a quick and easy midweek meal.

Now serve and enjoy x

If you are a fan of lamb try out my truly amazing Slow Cooker Lamb Shank and Slow Cooker Lamb Curry

Easy Minted Lamb Shepherds pie recipe
Easy Minted Lamb Shepherds pie recipe feature

Minted Lamb Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Yield: Serves 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Delicious Easy Minted Lamb Shepherd's Pie Recipe, the perfect winter comfort food to batch cook and freeze for hearty easy midweeek meals.

Ingredients

  • 500g minced lamb
  • 2 red onions
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 1 cup of peas ( The size of the cup depends on how much you like peas?)
  • 1 lamb stock cube
  • 200 ml boiling water
  • 2 heaped tbsp mint jelly
  • Salt & Pepper to season
  • 5 large potatoes
  • A splash of milk
  • 1 tbsp of butter butter

Instructions

    Start by chopping and boiling the potatoes with the skin on until soft.

    Next pop the red onions and carrots into a blender and blitz.

    Add the lamb mince to a frying pan and fry off, drain off any excess fat before adding the carrots and onions and browning.

    Add peas to the fried lamb, onions , carrots and mint jelly

    Once browned add the peas and mint jelly and cook for 5 minutes before adding the stock cube dissolved in the boiling water and cook until the the stock and jelly has formed a gravy.


    Mash the potatoes with the milk and butter.

    Divide the minted lamb mixture between 4 individual portion bowls ensuring there is lots of gravy fluid, this keeps your lamb shepherd’s pie moist during cooking.

    Add the minty lamb mixture to individual bowls, ensuring there is lots of gravy and top with mash

    Now top each individual shepherd’s pie with a generous helping of mash.

    Cook in the oven for 20 minutes on 180 until the mash is browned.


Notes

If you want a cheesy crust, sprinkle on grated cheese for the last 5 minutes.

Can You Freeze This Minted Lamb Shepherd’s Pie?


Yes I often batch cook, cover and freeze before I put in the oven, this is perfect to pull out of the freezer for a quick and easy midweek meal.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 937Total Fat: 38gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 159mgSodium: 376mgCarbohydrates: 100gFiber: 12gSugar: 16gProtein: 50g

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