Shepherd's Pie | Harry Potter
Serves: 4 serves
  • 1kg mashed potatoes
  • oil
  • 500g lamb mince
  • ½ brown onion, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • ~1-2 tbsp of leaves from fresh rosemary sprigs
  • ¼ cup mushroom ketchup or Worcheshire sauce
  1. In a frying pan or large saucepan, pour in a bit of oil, then saute the onion and garlic until the onion is semi-transparent.
  2. Add in the lamb mince and stir until completely browned.
  3. Add the rosemary leaves, beef stock, mushroom sauce, and carrots, and let simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. In a casserole dish, spread a layer of mashed potato on the bottom.
  5. Pour in the lamb mince mixture, then thickly layer the rest of the mashed potato on top.
  6. Place dabs of butter on top, and place in the oven for 30-45 minutes.
  7. Remove and serve.
adapted from Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management. Mutton has been replaced with lamb, and extras such as rosemary, carrots and mushroom ketchup have been added.
Recipe by In Literature at