Shepherd`s Pie

Updated: Dec 04, 2009, 00:42 AM IST

Christmas is colourless without good food. The celebrations of this jingling festival are incomplete without Shepherd’s Pie. Try out this lip smacking recipe and enliven your Christmas eve.


2 cups cooked chopped leftover roast lamb

1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

2 cups lamb gravy

Salt and pepper

2 cups mashed potato, prepared with milk and seasonings as desired

Salt and pepper

1/8 teaspoon paprika

1 tablespoon butter


Combine meat, gravy, and chopped onion; season with salt and pepper to taste. Line the bottom of a buttered baking dish with a layer of half of the seasoned mashed potatoes.

Add meat mixture then cover with remaining mashed potatoes. Bake for about 30 minutes at 400°, or until potato topping is browned and the Shepherd`s pie is thoroughly heated.