My Mom’s Shepherd’s Pie

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18Ingredients
105Minutes
Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 kilogram ground beef
  • 2 onions (large, cut into fine pieces)
  • 3 carrots (grated)
  • 250 grams brown mushrooms (fresh, or canned button mushrooms, thinly sliced)
  • 9 cloves garlic (peeled and minced)
  • 1 tablespoon dried mixed herbs
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 3 beef bouillon (/stock cubes)
  • 3 tablespoons bovril
  • 1 teaspoon pepper (ground back)
  • 1/2 cup red wine (to 1)
  • 5 tablespoons plain flour
  • 3 kilograms potatoes (white)
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 150 grams butter
  • 2 chicken stock cubes
  • Egg wash (Final, topping -)
  • 3 egg yolks
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    Directions

    1. Add a teaspoon of salt to half a large pot of water and set it on the stove to boil.
    2. Meanwhile, peel 3kg of potatoes. Use white potatoes, don’t use the starchy yellow ones. Cut the potatoes into even size cubes.
    3. When the pot of water is boiling, place the potatoes in and let it boil for about 1/2 hour or until potatoes are VERY tender.
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