Irish Rover's Unicorn Pub Shepherd's Pie Copycat
July 10, 2022
"roversOf Unicorn" fame, own a very successful "Old Country Pub" in Calgary, Alberta. Their Shepherd's Pie is justly famous. Vincent Lee, kitchen manager at the Unicorn says the recipe came directly from Ireland via the Irish Rovers more than 10 years ago. Recipe Source: Calgary Sun, Monday, October 15, 1990"
- Serving Size: 1 (361.1 g)
- Calories 511.6
- Total Fat - 26.6 g
- Saturated Fat - 11.3 g
- Cholesterol - 120.9 mg
- Sodium - 578.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 30.2 g
- Dietary Fiber - 5.3 g
- Sugars - 3.2 g
- Protein - 37.6 g
- Calcium - 56.5 mg
- Iron - 5 mg
- Vitamin C - 15.5 mg
- Thiamin - 0.2 mg
Cook ground beef in frying pan until brown.
Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Lower heat and cook for 10 minutes or until vegetables are wilted.
Add beef broth, bring to a boil.
Stir in enough of the butter/flour roux to make a thick gravy to bind the filling.
Pour into large shallow baking pan and cool.
The filling should be about 1-1/2 inches deep.
Cover the meat mixture in the pan with the corn
Mix the cooked potatoes with seasoning to taste
And enough cream to moisten them
Then top with the hot mashed potatoes.
Smooth potatoes evenly, brush surface with butter. Bake at 325 degrees F for 40 minutes
Tips & Variations
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