A warming hearty dish, perfect on a cold winter night. Our shepherds pie is easy to make and filled with nutritious ingredients, perfect for serving up a healthy balanced meal.
Oven Temp: 180 Degrees / 160 Degrees Fan / Gas Mark 4
Heat olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the onions until soft. Add minced steak and continue to cook for 5 minutes until brown. Pour in passata and add Worcestershire sauce, tomato puree, beef stock cubes and season. Reduce the temperature and simmer for 10 minutes.
Finally, stir in peas and cook for a minute before transferring the mixture to an earthenware dish.
For the topping
Meanwhile place the prepared turnip, carrots and parsnips into a large saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to a boil. Reduce the temperature and simmer for 20 minutes until tender. Drain and use a fork to mash the vegetables. Season.
Preheat an oven to 180oC / (Fan 160oC) / Gas mark
Spread the mashed vegetables over the meat. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and bake in a hot oven for 20 minutes