Prep & Cook Time:30-45 min.
1 1/2 lbs
Russet potatoes, peeled
Half and half or heavy cream
Dry ranch powder
1 1/2 lbs
Ground lamb or beef
Garlic cloves, minced
In a saucepan, boil potatoes until fork tender. Drain the potatoes in a colander and then return to the saucepan
Add half and half (or cream), butter, salt, pepper, ranch powder and sour cream, and mix thoroughly. Keep warm.
Preheat the oven to 400oF
Heat oil in a sauté pan. Add meat and cook until completely done and remove, leaving oil and fat in the pan
Add onions, carrots, and celery and sauté 4–6 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 2 more minutes.
Add green peas and corn, and garlic, salt, pepper, and flour and cook 3–5 more minutes. Add meat and combine.
Let cool before assembling
In a nonstick pan, add a one inch layer of the meat filling topped with mashed potatoes and level with a spatula.
Add cheese if desired and bake at 400oF for 12–15 minutes or until golden brown