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Old 03-05-2013, 07:59 PM   #1
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Ms. Mofet's Deconstructed Shepard's Pie (Cottage Pie)

Ms. Mofet's Deconstructed Shepard's Pie (Cottage Pie)

Serves 4 or 5
Total prep: 15 minutes
Total cook time: 15 minutes

  • 1 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion - chopped
  • 1 envelope dry brown gravy mix
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup burgundy wine
  • 2 cups frozen mixed veggies
  • 5 - 6 medium potatoes - peeled & cubed
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 TBSP butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sea salt - to taste
  • Ground peppercorns - to taste
  • Chives - fresh chopped or dry - to taste
  • Additional shredded cheddar - optional
  1. Brown beef and onions in pan.
  2. Drain off fat if necessary.
  3. Add dry gravy mix to pan and stir well.
  4. Add water and wine; stir well and cook till thickened.
  5. Add frozen veggies and stir. Lower heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Place potatoes in pot of salted water and boil till tender.
  7. Drain and mash potatoes.
  8. Add sour cream and butter and stir well.
  9. Stir in cheddar cheese, salt, pepper and chives.
  10. Place mound of potatoes on plate and make a well in the middle to form a cup.
  11. Spoon meat mixture into cup/well.
  12. Top with additional cheese if desired.
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Browned ground beef & onions.



Browned ground beef, onions, veggies & gravy.



Cheddar cheese mashed potato cup.



Deconstructed Sheppard's/Cottage pie served.

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Old 03-05-2013, 08:07 PM   #2
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That looks good.....
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:10 PM   #3
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Thank you Rock
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:14 PM   #4
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Lookin' good, MsM!
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Old 03-05-2013, 08:23 PM   #5
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Lookin' good, MsM!
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:10 AM   #6
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i think that's what cottage pie looks like in australia. doesn't it just look normal to you, kylie?





looks great, mofet! yummmm. a cottage volcano.
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Old 03-06-2013, 01:56 AM   #7
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Sounds and looks yummy :)
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Thank you everyone.
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Thanks, MsM, this looks yummy!
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:45 AM   #10
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That does look good. I do the same thing with a slice or two of meatloaf with gravy. My family calls them nests. I don't include chives in the potatoes since my husband won't eat something if he can see what he thinks are onions.
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