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Shepherd's Pie (Cottage Pie)

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Shepherd's Pie (serves four to six)
Mashed potatoes
1-1/2 lb. (700 g) russet potatoesboil until tender (15 min.)mashseason to taste
1/2 cup (120 mL) water reserved from boiling potatoes
1 Tbs. (14 g) unsalted butter
ground white pepper

Shepherd's pie
Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C)
3 Tbs. (45 mL) vegetable oilheatmed-low until tendercook until meat is no longer pinkmix and cookstir in and cook until liquid thickensseason to tastecover with potatoes and fluff with forkdrop butter pieces on topcover with paprikabake 400°F (205°C) 30 min.
1 medium (110 g) oniondice
1 medium (61 g) carrot
1 medium (40 g) celery stalk
1 pound (450 g) ground lamb
1 Tbs. (8 g) all-purpose flour
1 tsp. (1.2 g) dried rosemary
1 tsp. (1 g) dried thyme
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1 cup (235 mL) beef broth
ground black pepper
1-3/4 lb. (800 g) mashed potatoes
2 Tbs. (28 g) buttercut up into small pieces