Shepherd's pie on one of the hottest days we've experienced so far this year! And… very welcome it was too after a long, long day. This is a great budget recipe.
For a 'shepherd's pie' you will need lamb mince (look for lean mince). Swap to beef if you prefer, and you'll be making a 'cottage pie'.
After an extremely busy day, we arrived home to reheat this gorgeous, satisfying shepherd's pie within half an hour.
It certainly made a nice change from a cold salad. With approximately 600 calories per large portion, this was extremely filling and well within our calorie allowance. As we have always said, if you eat something that really hits the spot and fills you up, you'll be less inclined to pick on something later as it will take a while to digest. Here's our recipe: