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Monday, January 25, 2010

Non-Traditional Shepherd's Pie

4 lbs of root vegetables, peeled and cut into chunks
1.5 lbs of freshly ground lamb or beef roast
2 tsp olive oil
3 carrots, finely chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
5 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup + 1/2 cup broth (lamb or beef)
2 Tbsp all purpose flour
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 cup + 1/2 cup shredded brick cheese (your favorite)

Boil the chunks of root vegetables in a pot of water until done. Mash with 1/2 cup broth and salt and pepper. Stir in 1 cup of shredded cheese.

Cook ground lamb, carrots, garlic and onion in olive oil until vegetables are soft and meat is brown. Salt and pepper to taste. Allow to cool slightly. blend with flour with meat mixture, then stir in 1/2 cup broth. Place meat and broth in the bottom of a 9 x 13" casserole dish. Top with mashed roots. Top with 1/2 cup shredded cheese.

Bake uncovered at 350ºF for 40 minutes, then place under broiler for 5 minutes or until cheese is brown.

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