Budget Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie
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  • 500g lamb mince (£2.35)
  • 1 large onion (12p)
  • 4 carrots (24p)
  • 1 clove of garlic (10p)
  • 1 stock cube dissolved in 500ml hot water (2p)
  • 2tbsp tomato purée (8p)
  • 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce (9p)
  • 1tbsp oil (1p)
  • 1kg potatoes (47p)
  • big slash of milk (4p)
£3.52 total - 88p per serving for a family of four
  1. Chop the onions and carrots and add them to a pan of hot oil
  2. Cook slowly until they start to soften then add the lamb
  3. When the lamb is browned, mix in the stock, Worcestershire sauce and tomato purée
  4. Leave to simmer for 30 minutes
  5. Preheat the oven to 180C then make the mash by boiling potatoes for 15 minutes. Drain then mash together with the milk.
  6. Put the mince in an oven proof dish and top with the mashed potato
  7. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes to brown the top
Serve with baked beans or loads of green vegetables
Recipe by Skint Dad at https://skintdad.co.uk/skint-dads-budget-shepherds-pie-recipe/