This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The muddy…, Drip feed is the best at about 2 drips/second. Add the onions and sauté until tender. Add the chopped lamb and continue to fry for a couple more minutes. I'll try Wild Damson Gin in september. Add about 1/2 cup of sliced celery to the skillet with the onion for some added green. There isn’t a crop to touch them! With this cookbook, you’re never more than a few steps away from a down home dinner. The main stem is as thick as a tree trunk…, Sorry further to my last reply I see you were going for the infused vinegar recipe - I was referring to pickled young walnuts. With I often have a bit of roast left that’s not enough for a meal, so this looks like a good way to use it! Another trick I have discovered by accident is that if you are going to freeze said pie it is easier to add the mash to the frozen pie mix then allow to defrost and reheat as usual…. Growing up, whenever we had traditional roast lamb for Sunday lunch, we would have a traditional shepherd’s pie using the leftover meat the next day. But we would never have left over wine to go with it the next day (with four in the house all of drinking age). As it happened I made a couple of pies yesterday with the left overs of Sundays roast shoulder. « Easy Peasy Roast Parsnips and Carrots with Honey Mustard Glaze, Chickpea Ratatouille and Couscous (Vegan) ». Ohh that sounds delicious and another comfort food that I love. Combine the lamb, parsley and sauces in a food processor or blender and blitz until finely chopped. Have you got your hands on a copy of my meal plan yet? Pour the filling into a warm pie dish, cover with the mashed potatoes. Shepherd’s pie is great, isn’t it? Add to the frying pan instead of the roast lamb but … Thanks for the recipe. Add the diced beef or lamb to the skillet along with the prepared gravy, carrots, and peas. Eagerly awaiting your next post. It’s a great way to use up leftover roast lamb, but if you don’t have any leftover roast lamb you can make this shepherd’s pie with lamb mince. Unbelievably good and so much better than a pie made with minced cooked lamb. I am guessing your waln…, Most recipes say to soak in brine for a week, then rinse and soak in brine for a second week before putting them in a jar with hot vinegar. As a small child I remember watching my mum mince cold roast lamb using an old metal mincer that was screwed onto the kitchen table. do I move it all straight to the fridge…. Heat the olive oil in a sauté or large frying pan, add the chopped onions and stir well. Best shepherd’s pie recipe: leftover roast lamb Posted by Fiona Nevile in Lamb, Leftovers | 10 comments. Curried Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Mash Topping, 10 Easy Ideas for your Roast Lamb Leftovers, Mexican Roasted Sweet Potato Cubes (Vegan). It is funny how we tend to continue to do the old favourites just the way our Mums and Grannies did, I must admit I hadn’t thought about using diced lamb before. The feedback was pretty good for using this method so I thought that I’d give it a go myself. When the filling is cooked add the lamb pieces and red wine and stir well until the filling starts to simmer again. - you can run 100 drippers on a line ... feed the water to a line connection via a short large diameter…, hello thanks for the recipe,my batch is looking great. Put the pie under a preheated grill to brown the top. Methinks it’s high time I made another shepherd’s pie! Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease a 2 1/2-quart baking dish. Pure comfort food! Oh Fiona where are you? Add a few twist of black pepper and bubble for about 5 minutes. It was magical to watch big pieces of lamb turning into mince. Peel and chop the potatoes and put them into a pan of salted boiling water for 15 minutes or until soft. If you love Shepherd’s Pie, you might like to try my Curried Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Mash Topping, or if you are in search of other things to make with your leftover roast lamb, why not check out my 10 Easy Ideas for your Roast Lamb Leftovers? Add a little more stock if the sauce is too thick. This looks just like my gran’s shepherd’s pie, which we always had on a Monday! Just pulse the cooked meat in a food processor until chopped into small pieces, then pour into a large ovenproof dish with some leftover gravy. Add the garlic, thyme, tinned tomatoes and sprinkle over the flour. I cooked the entire pie on the hob, to save heating up the oven and browned the top under the grill/broiler. I love the old traditions like shepherd’s pie on Monday…there was a lot of sense in them! This shepherd's pie is made with leftover roast beef or lamb with a fluffy mashed potato topping. Stir all the ingredients well and gradually add the hot stock, stirring well (with particular attention to the base of the pan). If not  CLICK HERE to download a copy of my FREE 4 Week Easy Dinners Meal Plan today! When these are cooked add the butter, leave them in a warm place lid on. Pre-heat the oven to 220C / 200C / gas mark 7 / 425F. That’s why we both thought that we had to mince our leftover roast lamb to make a shepherd’s pie. Eb x. Oh yes you cannot beat shepherds pie made with left over roast lamb. You can't go wrong with any of these savory one-pot comfort-food casseroles, complete meals that also feature veggies, a savory gravy, and a mashed potato (or a … For a fancy look, put the potatoes in a pastry bag and pipe the potatoes through a large decorative tip. Heat through and season with salt and pepper, to taste. I so don’t get that…I guess that means fish pie and cottage pie are out for you guys too Does he like normal mashed potatoes on the side? Meanwhile, put the diced onion and chopped carrots into a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. While the gravy is bubbling, drain and mash the potatoes with the butter and milk plus a few twists of salt and pepper. Yes I think that it would work equally well with roast beef or even roast pork. I assume that she was making shepherd’s pie back then. Meanwhile make a simple lamb gravy by crumbling the stock cube into a jug and adding the plain flour. Thank you, I’ll keep you posted. If you don't have leftover roast beef or lamb, use browned lean ground beef or lamb. Fork the mashed potatoes into small ridges and cover with a sprinkle of grated cheddar. I can almost taste the shepherd’s pie gravy… which I used to spoon all over the mash! Pour the lamb mixture into the bottom of an oven dish and top with the buttery mash. Add the onion, tomato and carrots, and blitz to combine. Continue with the recipe. If you need a vegetarian version then you could try my Quorn Shepherd’s Pie (Quornherd’s Pie??) Your email address will not be published. Cook, stirring and turning frequently until the meat is no longer pink. Required fields are marked *, 2,234,244 Spambots Blocked by Simple Comments, Copyright © 2006-2012 Cottage Smallholder      Our Privacy Policy      Advertise on Cottage Smallholder, Best shepherd’s pie recipe for 2-3 greedy people. I have had it bottled in a cool place for 2 weeks now. Add the egg yolk to the mashed potatoes, and beat until well blended. Do you think the same recipe would work with beef roast and stock? Add the celery and carrots and stir well. Get it free when you sign up for our newsletter. Pure comfort food! Eb x. Add to the frying pan instead of the roast lamb but cook for 5-10 minutes until the lamb mince is brown, then continue with step 5. A fantastic idea you are so clever. Image - Shepherd's pie made with leftover roast lamb. * % Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Woooah!!!!! easy, delicious, stress-free, family food, All Recipes Easy Midweek Meal Ideas Main Courses. With Ground Beef or Ground Lamb: Add about 1 to 1 1/2 pounds of lean ground beef or lamb to the skillet with the onions. And the leaves, or flowers, make fab pesto. Danny has similar memories too, standing in his big Irish kitchen, watching the mincer in operation – the air full of the smell of freshly baked soda bread. Hahaha…good point – but surely sometimes you open a second bottle, no? Let all the ingredients simmer gently in the pan for about 30-40 minutes, stirring every now and then. The resulting pie was absolutely out of this world. Your email address will not be published. Mix to a smooth paste using a small amount of cold water and then add 500ml boiling water to the jug, stirring constantly. Learn how your comment data is processed. Liven up your Sunday lunch leftovers with our colourful and fragrant one-pot pilaf. Diced leftover pork loin roast may be used to make this pie as well. This Leftover Roast Lamb Shepherd’s Pie is real old-fashioned, back-to-basics kind of shepherd’s pie, using leftover roast lamb, a simple lamb gravy,  buttery mash and very little else. The carrots should be cooked but not too soft. The vote says – almost better than the roast lamb!! It was magical to watch big pieces of lamb turning into mince. Wrong! Mix well, top with mash and bake in the oven. Read More…. I do like the new printer friendly cookery card Fiona. It sounds wonderful, but I’m afraid I’m not a lamb fan. Let the onions soften (lid on) for ten minutes or so until they become translucent. Meanwhile wash, peel and roughly chop your potatoes. Bake the shepherd's pie in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until mashed potatoes are browned and gravy is bubbling. I usually serve this Leftover Roast Lamb Shepherd’s Pie with peas and/or sweetcorn and sometimes some cabbage or broccoli if I have some lurking in the fridge. worth buying a big joint for and another reason why it is one of my favourite roasts. They sound delicious but what, please, is the quantity for the Panko breadcrumbs? Check out my collection of easy leftover roast lamb recipes >>>. Serve on warm plates with a green vegetable such as peas or beans. Eb x, Your email address will not be published. Thanks. No posts for 4 days… I hope everything is ok! I’m Eb – a professional blogger, busy mum and passionate foodie and it is my mission in life to make cooking EASIER and MORE DELICIOUS! I’ve just made this chutney and it’s delicious, the citrus ingredients work really well and overall there’s a great depth of flavour with a taste of s…, I have a Rosa lutea, it must be 20 years old now, covering a pergola & taking over a Magnolia nearby. Your email address will not be published. Nutrition information is approximate and meant as a guideline only. I should probably try and make it and freeze it in smaller portions for me and the children as it means they never get to eat anything with mashed potato on either! These shepherd's pie recipes run the range from the traditional (featuring ground or minced lamb) to the modestly modified (ground beef instead of lamb) to the more modern and experimental (vegan or paleo shepherd's pies).