I am too lazy to cook a full meal today. So I resorted to cook one dish meal instead. I decided to give Shepherd’s Pie a try.Ingredients: 5 Russet Potatoes (Peeled and cubed) 1 packet of un-sweeten soy milk (200ml) 3 tbsp of un-salted butter 200g of minced meat (pork) ½ cup of carrot ½ cup of Swiss brown mushroom ½ cup of frozen peas 1 large onion 3 cloves of garlic 4 slices of cheese Some seasoning such as salt, light soya sauce and pepper Method:
- Steam the potatoes with some salt till it soft. (I prefer steaming as I wanted to retain the nutrient of the potatoes.)
- Sauté the onion with 1 tbsp of butter till it soft. Add carrot, mushroom and peas according to the cooking time.
- Add minced meat and saute until no longer pink. Add light soya sauce and pepper.
- Placed the cooked meat in a casserole.
- Mashed the cooked potatoes with 2 tbsp of butter. Mix it with the un-sweeten soy milk till it reaches a consistent paste.
- Distribute the potatoes on top of the cooked meat.
- I put 4 slices of Craft single cheese on top of the potatoes instead of other as hubby is not a cheese lover.
- Bake till the cheese until bubbling and brown for about 30 mins in 200C in the oven.
As my niece was off from work due to her migraine, I brought this pie over to their place and to share with them. (My second SIL has 3 children. (Age 24, 22 & 18) And all of them were at home when we were there.) BOTH my hubby and my niece ask me about was there any staple food like rice, bread or noodles.
I was like o_O.
I told them, isn’t potatoes, a staple food? There is salad too. (We brought our salad along.)
They explained they are Asian and need food like rice, bread or noodles. So in the end, they packed a medium size of fried rice and 5 chicken wings.
All of us love this pie. (6 of us including my SIL) It is nice and really easy to cook. Try it!