Beef pie

Been caught posting on my instagram @treesinthebackyard since last week. I’ve almost forgot to keep you update with my latest easy breezy recipe | beef pie.

As I still have some left over mashed potatoes and I don’t really want to throw it away. I decided to make a pie with. My recipe is originally inspired by English shepherd pie, but the problem is I don’t really like eating lamb. Long story short, I decided to replace the lamb with minced beef.

Ingredients for Mashed potatoes

5 medium potatoes | milk | cream | salt | pepper | nutmeg powder | butter

Method for Mashed potatoes

Pealed potatoes and cut into small pieces |Bring a pot of salted water to a boil | Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm for about 15 minutes | drain.

Put the boiled potatoes into large bowl | Add some butter, milk, cream, and crushed it with potato masher until smooth | seasoned with salt, pepper and a pinch of nutmeg powder | Set aside.

Ingredients for Beef Pie

500 gr of minced beef | 200 gr fresh peas | 2 medium carrots | brown mushroom | 1 onion | 1 garlic | 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce | mashed potatoes | olive oil | salt and pepper.

Method for Beef Pie

Before preparing the beef, boiled peas and carrot in a hot water, drain and set aside | Chop brown mushroom, onion and garlic, set aside.

Put some olive oil into a casserole pan and heat it up | Add minced beef into the pan and add some black pepper and cook for until dark golden, breaking it up with a wooden spoon |Add the onion, garlic and brown mushroom, stir and mix it for 5 minutes | add peas and carrot and stir it again for couple minutes | add Worcestershire sauce, and season with salt and pepper | put the mixed beef into oven tray | Put spoons of mash randomly on top, using a fork to scuff it up | Bake for 50 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius.

Served it with some green salads.

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