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Approx how long does a shepherds pie take in the oven?

(16 Posts)
saltire Tue 18-Sep-07 16:22:01

Have a different cooker - a very slow gas one, Haven't made it for a while and can't remember.

MarsLady Tue 18-Sep-07 16:23:04

I tend to wait until the cheese is bubbly and just turning brown.

Sorry I'm a bit crap with times... I just know what looks right. So perhaps 20-30 mins?

MrsBadger Tue 18-Sep-07 16:23:16

30min
everything is cooked, you just need to heat it through and get the top crispy, no?

witchandchips Tue 18-Sep-07 16:23:37

about 45mins or so. You need to check the meat part is piping hot and that the potatoes have browned

saltire Tue 18-Sep-07 16:25:18

So allowing for my crap oven, if I put it in at 5.15 it should be ready for 6!
Thanks

witchandchips Tue 18-Sep-07 16:25:26

lots of contradictory info here. my guess is that it would take around 45min on gas mark 5-6, 30 mins on gas mark 7 or in fan assistant leccy oven

saltire Tue 18-Sep-07 16:28:07

In my old house with it's lovely fan assisted oven it took roughly 20-25 mins. Like I said the one we have in this house is crap, so will tkae a bit longer.

MarsLady Tue 18-Sep-07 16:29:26

<<Mars holds out plate............>>

saltire Tue 18-Sep-07 16:30:17

well marsy, if you can get to mine for 6pm you can have somesmile

KTeePee Tue 18-Sep-07 16:35:22

don't do mine in oven, cook the mince, etc on hob, boil the potatoes, mash, put it all together in a casserole dish, a few knobs of butter on top and then brown it under a grill....

SoMuchToBits Tue 18-Sep-07 16:43:35

I'd say 30-40 minutes, assuming component parts are already cooked.

MarsLady Tue 18-Sep-07 17:18:08

<<ding dong>>

MarsLady Tue 18-Sep-07 20:37:01

<<after freezing on the doorstep Mars trudges home empty bellied!>>

saltire Tue 18-Sep-07 20:44:29

It couldn't have been my doorbell you were ringing - I don't have one grin
You sure you didn't get lost and end up at Littlelapin's house, she's not far from here?

MarsLady Tue 18-Sep-07 20:45:05

Dagnamit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! blush

saltire Tue 18-Sep-07 20:46:22

If you had turned up at my door and knocked loudly I would have let you in> I'm nice like that

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