French Leek and Ham Shepherd's Pie

French Leek and Ham Shepherd's Pie

18 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Rita Machado
Recipe by  Rita Machado

“This is a very tasty dish and a different way of making a shepherd's pie. Ham, leeks, and potatoes baked in a creamy mashed potato crust.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly oil a 2 quart casserole dish.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and chop. Stir in the cream, butter, nutmeg, salt, and pepper and mash until smooth.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the onion until translucent. Stir in the leek and cook another minute until the leek is soft, but not brown. Mix in the peeled tomatoes, lower the heat, and simmer five minutes, stirring occasionally until the tomatoes have lost some of their shape. Stir in the ham and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread half of the mashed potatoes on the bottom of the casserole dish. Pour in the ham and leek sauce and cover with the remaining mashed potatoes. Brush the surface of the mashed potatoes with the beaten egg yolk. Sprinkle on the shredded mozzarella. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

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Reviews (18)

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MAVILU
11

MAVILU

This was very very good!. I did add some fresh thyme to the leek mixture and I'll add to the reviewer who says that this makes a lot of food. But that's good!, my husband was delighted that thre were leftovers the next day and said that cold was even better. I think this would be very good with the leek mixture mixed with cheddar cheese sauce, too. Mmm, a wonderful winter sunday meal.

kellylachy
10

kellylachy

It is somewhat lacking in flavor, but definitely a good start.

ahfisher
10

ahfisher

I needed something for a pot luck and this turned out to be perfect! Big oops, though -- I realised at the last minute that I was out of potatoes, so I used whole wheat macaroni as the base and turned it into a "gourmet" mac-n-cheese. But it is the combination of flavours that really makes it -- the leeks, ham, nutmeg and pepper are delicious together. I'm sure it will be even better with the creamy mashed potato base, but even the way I made it, it was gobbled up instantly!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 675 cal
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 40.8 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs
  • 50.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 28.7 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol
  • 143 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 1637 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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