Single Serving Shepherds Pie

My recipe for Single Serving Shepherds Pie is simple and easy to follow while keeping true to its Irish background… Delicious ground lamb, Dubliner Cheddar Mash, carrots, green peas and the perfect seasoning that makes a perfect comfort food for your family to enjoy.Shepherds PieShepherd’s Pie is a type of savory pie with minced meat, and mashed potato on top –  This is the original recipe that I used when we had little ones it can easily be scaled down to fit your needs. I  now use a “Single” Pyrex dish method for servings since it’s just the two of us in the house.

Shepherd’s Pie is a fantastic simple supper to make for any day of the week or even for an ST. Patrick’s Day meal celebration with your favorite friends and family members.

Single Serving Shepherds Pie

  • 3 pounds lean ground lamb, or beef
  • Dubliner Mashed Potatoes, recipe below
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cups green peas
  • 1 cup Dubliner Cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1st step
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

2nd step
Add butter and olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat, let the olive oil heat up before adding vegetables. Saute onions, carrots, and garlic until tender for about 7 minutes. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to your own taste. Once the vegetables have softened and started to brown a little add the tomato paste and mix evenly. Add the ground lamb or beef and cook until it is no longer pink about 10 minutes. Add the Worcestershire sauce and beef stock. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, if needed.

3rd step
Cook and simmer vegetables and ground meat for another 10 minutes, mix in peas at this time. Transfer mixture to an oven-proof baking single serve Pyrex dish and spread evenly. Add Dubliner cheese to the top of meat. Place potato mash on top of ground meat mixture and spread out evenly, once the top surface has been covered.

Place the dish into the preheated 375-degree oven and cook until browned about 30 minutes.

Dubliner Mashed Potatoes

  • 4 pounds of potatoes, peeled, quartered
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup of half and half
  • 1 cup of grated Dubliner Cheese
  • Kosher Salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Fill a large saucepan with cold water and a tablespoon of salt. Add potatoes to the water and bring to a boil. Let potatoes cook until soft about 20 minutes. Once the potatoes are at the desired density, drain the potatoes and place them back into the saucepan for mashing. Add butter and cream and begin to mash potatoes into a semi-smooth consistency. Once at desired texture add cheese and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

 

 

Single Serving Shepherds Pie
Single Serving Shepherds Pie is simple and easy to follow while keeping true to its Irish background… Delicious ground lamb, Dubliner Cheddar Mash, carrots, green peas and the perfect seasoning that makes a perfect comfort food for your family to enjoy.
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Ingredients
  1. 2 pounds lean ground lamb, or beef
  2. Dubliner Mashed Potatoes, recipe below
  3. 3 carrots, sliced
  4. 1 onion, diced
  5. 1 cups green peas
  6. 1 cup Dubliner Cheese, grated
  7. 1/2 cup beef stock
  8. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  9. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  10. 1 clove garlic, minced
  11. 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  12. 1 1/2 tablespoon tomato paste
  13. Kosher salt
  14. freshly ground black pepper
Dubliner Mashed Potatoes
  1. 4 pounds of potatoes, peeled, quartered
  2. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  3. 1/4 cup of half and half
  4. 1 cup of grated Dubliner Cheese
  5. Kosher Salt
  6. freshly ground black pepper
Directions For Mashed Potatoes
  1. Fill a large saucepan with cold water and a tablespoon of salt. Add the potatoes to the water and bring to a boil. Let potatoes cook until soft about 20 minutes.
  2. Once the potatoes are at the desired density, drain the potatoes and place them back into the saucepan for mashing. Add butter and cream and begin to mash potatoes into a semi-smooth consistency. Once at desired texture add cheese and mix well.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
General Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Add butter and olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat, let the olive oil heat up before adding vegetables. Saute onions, carrots, and garlic until tender for about 7 minutes. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground pepper to your own taste.
  3. Once the vegetables have softened and started to brown a little add the tomato paste and mix evenly. Add the ground lamb or beef and cook until it is no longer pink about 10 minutes. Add the Worcestershire sauce and beef stock.
  4. Season with kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, if needed.
  5. Cook and simmer vegetables and ground meat for another 10 minutes, mix in peas at this time. Transfer mixture to an oven-proof baking single serve Pyrex dish and spread evenly. Add Dubliner cheese to the top of meat. Place potato mash on top of ground meat mixture and spread out evenly, once the top surface has been covered.
  6. Place the dish into the preheated 375-degree oven and cook until browned about 30 minutes.
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