Shepard’s Pie Recipe

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Great way to use mashed potatoes Simple Shepard’s Pie!

I had leftover mashed potatoes this week. I could not let them go to waste so I made a Shepard’s pie out of them. I was pleased with how it turned out. I added a bag of frozen vegetables to make it healthier for my family.

shepard's pie recipe


simple shepard's pie

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Shepard’s Pie Recipe

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  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 small bag mixed vegetables frozen
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. 1. Boil potatoes in a large pot of salted water. Cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash. Mix in butter, and sour cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste; set aside.
  2. 2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add carrots and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, mash and set aside. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.)
  3. 3. Add ground beef and onion to a large frying pan and cook until meat is well browned and onion is clear. Pour off any excess fat, then stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Add ketchup and beef broth and frozen vegetables.. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. 4. Pour ground beef in the bottom of a 2 quart casserole dish and spread out.Top with the mashed potato mixture and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  5. 5.Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
Ingredients: Beef
Meal Type: Main Dish, Gluten Free
Categories: Casserole, Oven

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