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Video: Irish Shepherd’s Pie

See how to make an amazing shepherd’s pie with a special Irish twist.

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In this video, Chef John shows you how to make shepherd’s pie with just a wee bit of an Irish twist. Lucky you! This one's made with ground lamb meat—the original meat of a true shepherd’s pie. You’ll see how to develop a thick rich gravy and create a beautiful potato crust. Stay tuned to see the secret Irish ingredient that makes this delicious one-pot meal super special! Watch the video, then get the recipe for Irish Shepherd's Pie. Give it a try! See more Chef John videos >>

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Nov. 4, 2013 7:06 pm
I made this shepherd pie about 3 to 4 hours ago and it is almost gone . I will be making it again.
Dr. Joe 
Feb. 11, 2013 10:26 am
Made this over the weekend, minus the cream cheese and the Irish cheddar for the spuds (used a reduced fat cheddar), and it was spectacular. Great seasonings for the meat. Am a novice, but now an accomplished one.
Dec. 5, 2012 8:24 am
the instructions say to add cayenne pepper to the potatoes but the quantity is not mentioned in the ingredients list : (
Oct. 17, 2012 8:11 am
Great video - no dull moments. Yum!
Oct. 8, 2012 8:58 am
Gosh...This version makes me want to make it "Right now!" I love that you are adding all these seasonings to the potatoes!...All I've ever heard is "Just put mashed potatoes on top"~Duhhhh The extra perk is my husband LOVES lamb! Thanks John!
Mar. 17, 2012 10:26 am
what if i dont have a dutch oven :/
Mar. 17, 2012 7:39 am
didn't realize there's a recipe link right below the video!
Mar. 15, 2012 8:22 am
I have to try this! Love the presentation.
Mar. 14, 2012 9:38 am
aww chef John you are such a sweetheart! thankyou for all the recipes and videos!
Mar. 14, 2012 2:08 am
I LOVE your no nonsense approach and simple presentations! Makes me want to cook! Thanks so much for the fresh air chef John!
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