Well, we can all pretend to be a bit posh cant we
This recipe cam about by total accident! My shopping list just said ‘beef’ it should have said ‘beef mince’ but I bought the posh meat instead, and hey presto……a bloody lovely Shepherd’s Pie.
1 tsp coconut oil
¼ cup onions finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1lb lean diced beef
2 tsp dried herbs (basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary)
1 squirt of tomato puree
2 large carrots, peeled and chopped
3 sticks celery peeled and chopped
4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1-inch cubes
Heat oil in a large pot or deep skillet on medium heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes or until onions are soft. Add ground beef and brown. Then add dried herbs. Stir to combine.
Add tomato puree, peas, carrots and celery. Stir to combine Cover and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 350°C. Meanwhile, steam sweet potatoes in a pot for 15-20 minutes or until soft. Mash and set aside.
Place beef and vegetable mixture into a 8 x10 (or similar) casserole dish. Top with mashed sweet potatoes and sprinkle with paprika.
Bake for 30-40 minutes, until the top of potatoes are crisp and golden
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