Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This hefty English dish, with its fragrant delicious layers of vegetables, was the normal dinner eaten at the farmhouse after the shepherd had killed a sheep.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim and season the chops and bring the stock to the boil.
  2. Grease a large wide casserole dish with butter, lard or shortening and put in a layer of half the potatoes, then a layer of half the onions.
  3. Season well with salt and pepper.
  4. Repeat the layers, season again and then lay the chops on top.
  5. Pour in the stock, which should come about half-way up the vegetables.
  6. Cover the dish and bake at 350F for 2 hours.
  7. Check the dish periodically and add more liquid as needed.
  8. Skim some of the fat off the top and serve very hot.

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