Easy Shepherd’s Pie

Shannon: "Very good and simple" Read More


  • 2 pounds potatoes (about 3 large potatoes, peeled and quartered)
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion (medium, chopped, about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 cups vegetables (—diced carrots, corn, peas)
  • 1 1/2 pounds beef (ground round)
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • salt
  • pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium27% DV640mg
    Fat75% DV49g
    Protein78% DV40g
    Carbs17% DV51g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories800Calories from Fat440
    Total Fat49g75%
    Saturated Fat25g125%
    Trans Fat1.5g
    Calories from Fat440
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C90%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shannon 3 months ago
    Very good and simple
    Stephens 9 months ago
    Perfect for the family! Everyone loved it!
    West 9 months ago
    It turned out great... haven’t ate it yet but I know from experience that almost everything I make is delicious!!! Thank you for this recipe!!!
    Janine S. 9 months ago
    Love it! Easy to make and both kids love it.
    Sarah B. a year ago
    Delicious! I used frozen vegetables and added them when the meat was almost fully browned.
    Becca a year ago
    Great. I make 2 and put one in the freezer. Adding the cheddar cheese in top is a must at our house.
    Meghan B. a year ago
    Great easy dinner! I use lamb to make it even better and do a half and half mash of sweet pots and regular potatoes for he topping.
    Kayla J 2 years ago
    Tasted wonderful and is now a family favorite!
    Francis Flog 2 years ago
    Is it beef, or is it lamb, are you a Cowboy, or a Shepherd, he said, she said, English, or American, Just make it and eat it or would you rather be a Pig and have a Pork pie I add a full bottle of red wine to mine and a glass of whiskey can never remember or tell what meat I used if any at all.
    Banfield 2 years ago
    This is how I make my cottage pie but add grated cheddar cheese to the mashed potato and layer sliced tomato on the top.
    Julie 2 years ago
    It should be called cottage pie. I make it like this with the left overs from a beef roasting joint. I mince the cold beef left overs and the onion and add worcestershire sauce or Yorkshire relish (optional). Then I add mashed potato to the top of it and place a few knobs of butter on to make it golden brown when cooked. I do my veg separately as I find they cook better that way.
    Bryan Postelnek 2 years ago
    Very yummy! Easy to make and pretty good calorie-wise
    SkratBrat13 2 years ago
    Super easy to make and the steps were easy to follow ❤️ I’ll definitely be adding this to my favorite list
    Sally B. 2 years ago
    I'm sure this is very good, but it's NOT shepherds pie.
    Burt 2 years ago
    It's not Shepherds pie if it's made with beef! Shepherds herd sheep! Ergo it has to be made with lamb!!!!!!! Ask any Brit.
    Hope Taylor 2 years ago
    Delicious, simple, and easy to customize :-) I made extra potatoes after reading the reviews and they were def needed. I'll def make it for my family again! Perfect Sunday night dish, lots of leftovers are easy to portion and reheat for lunch through the week
    Lynn 2 years ago
    Lovely, but shepherds pie is made with lamb mince. Beef mince makes it a cottage pie.
    Helen B. 2 years ago
    Looks yuumy but should be called Cottage Pie if it is made with beef. A shepherd herds sheep so Shepherd's Pie is made with minced lamb.
    Linda M. 3 years ago
    Great ty definitely will make it again 😃😃
    Christina F. 3 years ago
    The creamed sweet corn layer idea was delicious
    K G. 3 years ago
    This was delicious, easy to make and I will so be making this again! It was a big hit!
    Stephanie Lamantia 3 years ago
    This was my first time making shepherd's pie and my own mashed potatoes, the recipe was pretty easy to follow. I sautéed veggies first, then cooked the meat (mild phobia of adding raw meat into cooked vegetables). I added garlic powder and a little red pepper flakes to the hamburger and then added the veggies back to the pan. I also seasoned the potatoes after mashing with mozzarella cheese, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and a little bit of milk. Cooked for about 25m. Theory being, since all the ingredients are cooked, I didn't want to dry out the meat. When I put the ingredients in the pan I topped with a little cheddar cheese. I've never used a broiler before so I cooked on high for 3m. It wasn't awful, but the cheese browned more than I would have liked. Next time I will probably make a gravy for the dish. It was flavorful but a little dry. Could also be my own fault, not the most experienced chef. But will definitely make again.
    Mariya R. 3 years ago
    Love it! I have made it so many times and it is always tasty! Lately I have been using grassfed beef from a local farm and you can taste the difference. I can't wait to make it again!
    Darlene P. 4 years ago
    This recipe is very close to what I make, except I often buy ready-made mashed potatoes for the top. I have also added corn. The best thing about this is that the kids always ate it up! This can be made with soy hamburger for vegetarians, and it's equally good.
    Carleen Ferguson 4 years ago
    This recipe was very easy and most importantly it tasted delicious. Also was a hit with my kids!! I'll definitely make it again!!
    John S. 4 years ago
    This is, by definition, NOT Shepherd's Pie. Shepherd's Pie is ALWAYS made with lamb. Because this uses beef it is properly Cottage Pie (typical American error--and before anyone grouses, I'm American).
    Stephanie M. 4 years ago
    Delicious! I needed to make more mashed potatoes though cause 2lbs wasn't enough. It was easy and very good!