Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Raglan Road's Shepherds Pie Recipe

Shepherd’s Pie  

½ lb     Beef lean, ground
½ lb    Lamb lean ground
1 tsp   Olive oil
1 each    Small Onion, minced
1 each    Leek, minced
1 each    Small Carrot, minced
1 tsp    Tomato puree
1 cup   Red wine
To Taste    Salt and pepper
1 oz     Parsley fresh, chopped
1 oz     Thyme fresh, chopped
1 oz     Rosemary fresh, chopped  
1 lb    Potatoes, washed, scrubbed and peeled
1 cup    Milk
2 tsp    Butter
  • Heat the oil and sauté the beef and the lamb in a pot over high heat
  • Add in the onions, leeks and carrots, season with salt and pepper and cook stirring for about 5 minutes
  • Add in the tomato paste stir well to make sure it is well combined
  • Add in the red wine, stir well and cook for 10 minutes
  • Add in the parsley, thyme and rosemary stir and cook for 2 more minutes
  • Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed

For the potatoes
Cover the potatoes with water and a pinch of salt and bring to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes until cooked yet firm; drain.
Place the potatoes trough a ricer to puree then add the hot milk and butter and season with a bit more salt if needed.  
Using ring molds, place a fair amount of the minced meat in the middle of the plate and top with fresh mashed potatoes, remove the ring and garnish with fresh thyme leaves

If you haven't visited Raglan Road it's a Must when down in Walt Disney World there website is http://www.raglanroadirishpub.com
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