Ingredients

How to make it

  • PREHEAT oven 375 degrees
  • in a medium,cover potatoes and the crushed garlic with water to cover by 1 inch.
  • Add some salt,bring to a boil over high heat.,reduce to medium-high and cook until fork tender,about15 minutes
  • Drain potatoes,return to pot
  • Mash with 3 tablespoons of the butter and the heavy cream.
  • Season with salt and pepper. to taste and set aside.
  • In a large pan on medium-high heat.
  • ,combine 1 tablesppon butter and 1 tablespoon oil.
  • When the butter has melted,add the beef,worcestershire sauce,cayenne pepper,and salt and pepper to taste,cook until the meat has browned.
  • Stir in the tomato paste and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add stock and simmer.
  • season and remove mixture to a bowl.
  • in the same pan,add remaining butter and oil and saute' onions till almost tender.
  • Add red bell pepper,zucchini,carrots and paprika.
  • cook until tender,about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • In a 9X 12 inch baking dish,layer half the beef,prssing down to pack in.
  • Sprinkle the cheese over evenly.
  • pour the remaining half of beef over the cheese and press down.
  • Next,add sauteed vegetables over this and top with the mashed potatoes,spreading out with a spatula to even out and form decorative peaks and valleys.
  • Sprinkle top with paprika and bake for 30 minutes or until edges on potatoes turn golden brown,
  • serve with mushroom gravy.
  • Mushroom-Onion Gravy:
  • 1/2 large onion,chopped
  • 8 ounces white button mushrooms,sliced
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • Freshly ground black pepper ans salt to taste
  • In a medium saucepan,over medium heat,saute onions and mushrooms in oil till tender and mushrooms release their moisture about 5 minutes.
  • Add flour and stit to evenly coat.
  • Slowly whisk in wine and then broth.
  • simmer until thickened and season with salt and pepper,to taste.

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    " It was excellent "
    pippy ate it and said...
    Yum, I love Shepherds Pie but I've never had it with Havarti cheese. It's a 5 from me.
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    " It was excellent "
    tuilelaith ate it and said...
    Darn, but this sounds good!!! A Must try soon!!!!
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  • tomthegeek 4 years ago
    I will have to try this ... it sound swonderful
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    " It was excellent "
    sparow64 ate it and said...
    looks great. thanks for sharing
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  • modelsmom 4 years ago
    Ahem, my English husband is pointing out that shepherds pie with cheese is actualy *cottage* pie. I don't care what you call it as long as you save some for me! Yummy, I'll try it soon, thanks!
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    " It was excellent "
    chef_juan_ahbee ate it and said...
    This sounds delicious! I will have to try while it is still comfort food weather.
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    " It was excellent "
    buttercup21 ate it and said...
    have to try this,high 5. love caseroles
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    luv this one geat post mushroom gravey a plus high5
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    " It was excellent "
    cuzpat ate it and said...
    Good!
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    " It was excellent "
    deslovescookin ate it and said...
    Wow, this sounds so delicious! I know what were eating tomorrow!! Thanks.
    Hi 5!!
    Des
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    " It was excellent "
    spinach1948 ate it and said...
    This is so differant and sounds so delicious. I deffinatly will try this.
    Hi 5.
    Ed
    P.S. Great job should be a 10 reting.
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