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Shepherds Pie Recipe


Shepherds Pie Recipe

 This Shepherd's Pie Recipe uses ground beef instead of lamb, it is the recipe most people think of when they are making Shepherd's Pie. Filled with beef, wonderful vegetable flavors, spices, and mashed potatoes it is truly a hearty meal in one dish.

It's easy to prepare and is no fuss cooking at its best. While it bakes you can unwind from your busy day knowing there's a belly-filling rib-sticking dish your family will love bubbling away in the oven. Shepherds Pie is one of the all-time classic home-cooked comfort foods. Enjoy!

Shepherds pie has a long and historic tradition in the British Isle. Unfortunately, there isn't a singular point of contention or real connection between the various family recipes. Shepherd's Pie has simply been around Ireland and the UK for generations and was generally used as a way to use up random ingredients that were left around the house or farm.

Shepherds Pie


  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon crushed beef bouillon
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon onion flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup diced, cooked carrots
  • 4 cups hot mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 8 oz. shredded cheese


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. In a large bowl, mix together the oats, milk, egg, and bouillon. Add the parsley, onion flakes, pepper, thyme, beef, and carrots. Mix well.

3. Place this mixture into a pie plate and bake for 45 minutes.

4. While the beef mixture is baking, mix the onion powder and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper with the mashed potatoes.

5. Remove the meat pie from the oven and drain the fat. Sprinkle the meat crust with 6 oz. of the cheese.

6. Spread the mashed potatoes on top, and sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of them.

7. Broil until the potatoes are lightly browned and the cheese is melted.

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