Meat and Vegetable Shepherd's Pie

“I adapted this from a recipe I found in a "Budget Meals" book. Hearty and delicious, and one of the cheapest meat meals I make. Uses up any vegetables you have in the fridge - I rarely make it exactly as written. Freezes well. I usually halve this recipe so I can fit it into my casserole dish.”
1hr 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large, deep frying pan, heat oil over moderate heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic and fry until golden brown (8-10 minutes).
  3. Add meat and fry, stirring frequently, until well browned (about 10 minutes).
  4. Add carrots, capsicum, zucchini, tomatoes, raisins salt and pepper, reduce heat and simmer 20-25 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, peel, cook and mash potatoes with milk.
  6. Add beans and corn to meat mixture and simmer, uncovered, for a further 2 minutes.
  7. Tip meat and veg into a large baking dish and cover with the mashed potatoes.
  8. Dot with butter and bake 30-40 mins or until golden brown on top.

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