Recipe courtesy of Michael Lomonaco

Traditional Shepherd's Pie

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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3 cups roasted beef, lamb or combination, chopped

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 cup diced onion

1 teaspoon dry rosemary, thyme or savory, crushed

3 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons flour

1 1/2 cups hot beef broth

Salt and pepper to taste

2 pounds russet potatoes, mashed (about 3 to 4 cups)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Using a meat grinder or food processor finely chop cooked meat. Combine lamb and beef with garlic, onion and herbs. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour using a whisk to whisk into the bubbling butter and make a white roux. Add broth and simmer for 20 minutes. Place chopped beef mixture into baking dish. Add gravy to beef and adjust seasoning. Decorate top of beef with mashed potatoes. Bake for 45 minutes and serve.