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Sage Shepard’s Pie

Created by Rice Neese

  • 1 Pound Sage Neese's Sausage
  • 3-4 Russet Potatoes
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion
  • 1 Cup Frozen Peas and Carrots
  • 1 Cup Beef Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Whole Milk
  • 1/2 Stick of Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 4 Cloves of Minced Garlic
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Rosemary
  • 2 Teaspoons Dried Parsley
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • Peel and cut the potatoes. Boil in water until you can easily put a fork in them, about 15 minutes.
  • Strain water from the potatoes with a colander. Return potatoes to warm pot and add milk, butter, and 1/2 Teaspoon of salt. Mash potatoes until they reach a smooth consistency. Set aside until later.
  • Roughly dice the onion. Remove the frozen peas and carrots from freezer so that they can begin to thaw.
  • In a large pan, cook the diced onion in a little oil over medium heat until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • In the same pan, add crumbled sausage, parsley, rosemary, and thyme. Cook until the sausage is browned.
  • Add the minced garlic to the pan and cook for about two minutes.
  • Add Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, and flour to the pan. Stir to incorporate.
  • Add and mix beef broth and the frozen vegetables to the pan. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Pour meat mixture into a 7 x 11 baking pan. Top with the mashed potatoes. To create a textured affect, put the mashed potatoes in a piping bag and pipe it onto the meat mixture.
  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Bake the dish for about 25 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

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