Moroccan Spiced Shepherd’s Pie


Meat mixture:

450g lean minced Welsh Lamb

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 large onion, finely diced

2 carrots, peeled and finely diced

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp allspice

1 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp fennel seeds

2 tbsp tomato purée

1 tbsp flour

½ pt vegetable or lamb stock (more might be required)

25g pine nuts (optional)

Chopped parsley to serve (optional)

For the topping:

400g boiling potatoes, peeled and quartered

200g sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered

25g butter

Splash milk or cream



  1. Put the potatoes on to boil, while potatoes are boiling make up the meat mixture.
  2. Put the pan on a low heat and dry fry the mince, when a little fat comes out add the onion and garlic and fry until browned. Add the spices and stir well, then add the carrots and flour – cook for a few minutes then add the stock and purée. Add the pine nuts (Optional)
  3. Cook for 20 minutes, and then transfer into a pie dish.
  4. When the potatoes are soft, drain, add the seasoning, butter and milk. Mash until creamy.
  5. Spoon or pipe the potato onto the meat mixture. Cook in oven 200 C, 180 c fan, gas 6 for a further 15 minutes until the potatoes have browned.


Lamb is a rich source of Vitamin B12 . Vitamin B12 supports normal energy-yielding metabolism and contributes to the normal function of the immune system. Vitamin B12 also plays a role in reducing tiredness and fatigue.


Moroccan Spiced Shepherd’s Pie

Moroccan Spiced Shepherd’s Pie

Skill level:
Recipe time:
60 mins

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Each serving provides:

Energy 1872 kj

Calories 446 kcal

Fat 21g

Of which Saturates 10g

Salt 0.79 g

Iron 3.6 mg

Zinc 4.7 mg

Protein 26g

Fibre 7g

Carbohydrates 41g

Of which sugars 11g