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Shepherdess Pie

Shepherdess Pie

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Prep Time

45 min



Veggie mince is such a versatile ingredient. It is a great source of protein and low in calories too! In this recipe we've used it to create a vegetarian version of a British family classic: shepherd's pie.

Prep Time

45 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
1 red onion
45g veggie mince †
1 garlic clove
tomato paste 3.18
2 tbsp tomato paste †
150g spring greens
1 tsp ground allspice
1 vegetable stock cube †
400g potatoes
100g carrots
You Will Need
Oven-proof dish, butter, milk, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red onion
  • meat free mince<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 150g spring greens
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • vegetable stock pot<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 400g potatoes
  • 1 carrot
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 342 kJ
81 kcal
1438 kJ
341 kcal
of which saturates
0.7 g
0.2 g
3 g
1 g
of which sugars
13.8 g
2.9 g
58.2 g
12.1 g
Fibre 2.2 g 9.5 g
Protein 4.9 g 20.5 g
Salt 0.54 g 2.27 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red onion
red onion
meat free mince
defatted SOYA flour, colour: caramel (e150d)
1 garlic clove
2 tbsp tomato paste
tomatoes (sulphites)
150g spring greens
spring greens(100%)
1 tsp ground allspice
ground allspice pimento
vegetable stock pot
water, carrots, leek, red bell pepper, celeriac (43%), glucose syrup, salt, yeast extract, palm fat, sugar, potassium chloride, parsley, vegetable juice concentrate (celery, carrots, leek, onions 09%), spices (celery seeds, lovage root, nutmeg, pepper) gelling agents: (xanthan gum, locust bean gum), flavourings, caramel syrup, maltodextrin
400g potatoes
1 carrot
  • Allergens highlighted by † (soybeans, sulphites, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Shepherdess Pie

Boil a kettle and preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Peel and cut the potatoes into approx. 4cm chunks, add to a pot of salted, boiling water and cook for approx. 15 min or until you can pierce them easily with a fork

2 Shepherdess Pie

Once the potatoes are cooked, mash with a splash of milk and a knob of butter, season generously with salt and pepper and set aside with the lid on

Meanwhile, dissolve the stock cube(s) in 250ml (500ml) boiled water 

Add the stock and allspice to the mince to soak

3 Shepherdess Pie

Peel and finely chop the onion(s), carrot(s) and garlic

4 Shepherdess Pie

Heat 1-2 tbsp olive oil in a pan over a medium-high heat

When hot, add the carrot, onion and garlic and cook for 3-4 min until the vegetables are soft but not coloured

5 Shepherdess Pie

Add the mince and tomato paste to the pan and give everything a good stir

Bring the pan to a boil and season generously with salt and pepper

Set aside until your mash is ready 

6 Shepherdess Pie

Transfer the pie filling to an oven-proof dish (or individual ones)

Top with mash and grate over the Cheddar cheese

Cook in the oven for 20 min or until piping hot through and golden brown on top

7 Shepherdess Pie

Meanwhile, shred the spring greens discarding the woody stems

Tip: Roll the leaves before shredding them to make it quick and easy

Add approx. 2cm of water to a large pan with a lid on a high heat, bring to a boil and add the spring greens 

Cook for 6 min or until tender, then drain


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