SHEPHERD'S PIE

 Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time       :  30 minutes

Serves                  :   8

750 grams Beef or lamb mince

250grams Goa Sausage

1 cup diced mushrooms

1 cup each diced red and green capsicum

1 cup diced onion leek

1 can diced tomatoes

1 bunch English Spinach, chopped

2 cups mashed potato

2/3 cup flaked almonds

1 cup Port wine

1 cup water

 1.  Preheat oven to moderate 180 degrees centigrade.  Brush 20 cm

      round cake tin with melted butter.

2.  Chop Goa Sausage, combine with mince, water and Port wine

     and cook on medium heat till all the liquid evaporates.  Stir fry the mince

     till dark brown and then add the diced red and green capsicum, onion leek

     and mushroom and stir fry for a further 3 minutes.  Add the spinach

     and tomatoes and put mixture into the prepared cake tin.  Spread the        

     mashed potato over  the mixture and press almonds over the potato.

3.  Bake in moderate oven for 30 minutes or until almonds are a golden brown.

  April 2015