Traditional Shepherd's Pie Recipe with Lamb

This comfort food casserole dish uses the traditional meat, lamb. While it was first made with lamb chunks, we used ground lamb.

It's filling, comforting and so tasty! The whole family is sure to love this. 

- ground lamb - onion   - garlic - baby carrots   - peas - butter - milled flour - lamb or beef broth - potatoes - butter - milk - sour cream - salt and pepper  


Preheat oven to 375 degrees Add 6 quarts of water to a pot, bring to a boil. Peel 6 medium sized potatoes, Yukon Gold preferred.

Get started!

In a heavy bottomed skillet, brown the lamb with chopped onions and garlic. 

Add in sliced carrots and frozen peas, and stirred to combine. Heat on the stove top for about 5 minutes, then remove from heat and set aside.

What's next?

-To make the roux, melt 2 tablespoons butter and add 2 Tablespoons fresh milled flour. Stir to combine.  -Combine the gravy with the ground lamb and vegetables and stir together.  -Make the mashed potatoes if not using leftovers. Salt and pepper to taste.