Shepherd’s Pie

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Minced cooked meat provides the basis for many made-up dishes, one of the most popular being shepherd’s pie. The addition of curry powder and mixed herbs gives this recipe a slightly spicy flavour which makes it particularly tasty.


  • 275–350 g/10–12 oz cold roast beef
  • 1 onion
  • 40


Trim the fat from the meat and pass the meat through the mincer.

Finely chop the onion and add to 25 g (1 oz) of the butter melted in a saucepan. Fry gently until the onion is soft and lightl