Shepherds' pie

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Shepherds' pie
Calories per serving:484
Ready in:1 hour 40 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 20 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:21st January 2013

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  1. Boil the potatoes and sweet potatoes for 15-20 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Drain the potatoes, then mash with the milk using an electric whisk until smooth.
  3. Season with pepper.
  4. In a large pan over a medium heat, dry fry the minced meat until browned.
  5. Drain off any excess fat, then add the onion, celery and garlic and fry for a further 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the canned tomatoes, vegetable stock, Worcestershire sauce, herbs and mango chutney (optional).
  7. Bring to the boil, stirring until thickened.
  8. Reduce the heat, then cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Place the meat in an ovenproof dish.
  10. Spoon the mashed potato mixture over the top and texture the top with a fork.
  11. Either grill (broil) until lightly browned, or pop into a preheated oven at 200c / 400F / gas mark 6 for 20 minutes.

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