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Shepherd's Pie (aka. Cottage Pie)

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  • 3 russet potatoes (large)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 lb. ground beef (or lamb, turkey)
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (each, and pepper)
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 Tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
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    Calories440Calories from Fat230
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat230
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C15%

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


    Antonietta D. 10 days ago
    I made this just as directed & I thought it was delicious! I will definitely be making it again.
    Cano Darlene a month ago
    Very tasty! I followed the recipe exactly except I combined ground beef & ground pork. My husband ❤️ it.
    ZealousFoodie 4 months ago
    Quite liked this and will make again. I took some short cuts and tweaks and it turned out great. Browned ground beef mixed with chopped onions and bell peppers is something I make in bulk and divide into freezer bags in about 2 pound portions and always have on hand in the freezer. I used this as my base and just thawed and reheated in a frying pan. I used about 3 tablespoons of flour and doubled the beef broth and tomato paste, 2 teaspoons of garlic granules, several shakes of black pepper. I also added a “squirt” of ketchup to brighten the tomato flavour. For the potatoes I made 2 packages of instant garlic mashed potatoes which spread very easily over the top of the meat mixture and then sprinkled shredded cheese over the top. I made this the day before we actually used it and heated it at 375 degrees for 40 minutes since I was putting in a cold casserole. I want to make this again and double the recipe so that I can freeze one of them.
    Deana LaRosa 6 months ago
    Made this tonight forr dinner and it was delicious, my mom even had seconds and she never does that. i will definitely make this again
    Peters 7 months ago
    it was Very good and Will make it that way with a couple little tweaks. thanks for the recipe
    catrina m. 7 months ago
    amazing! will make it again
    Farwell 8 months ago
    Turned out great. Might add a little A1 next time. 14 yr old thanked me several times for making it.
    Danielle Rhymes a year ago
    Not perfect, but pretty good. Could have use more mashed potatoes and flavor in the meat.
    Brie a year ago
    Made one regular and one with Beyond Beef as the protein for my vegetarian daughter .. the flavor was so delicious
    Not a lot of flavor. The meat to potato ratio is way off. I’d do 1.5 lbs of meat instead of 2. I’d also do another potato. 35 minutes is way to long to cook it at 375 degrees. I cooked it for about 20 minutes at the top almost burned. Too bland.
    Robert Kelly 2 years ago
    Best Shepherd's Pie recipe I've had. Easily 5 out of 5. Just a little complicated for amateurs such as myself.
    レモン 2 years ago
    I am in love. This tasted amazing, even with extra veggies
    Nasser S. 2 years ago
    Shepherd’s pie, comfort food turned out well, this dish must be eaten piping hot fresh out of oven. Cheese burger casaroll.
    Rachel Shippas 2 years ago
    BEST SHEPHERD’S PIE IVE EVER HAD!! This was a HUGE HIT!! Delicious!!
    Anton 2 years ago
    It turned out delicious at the first try. Of course, as many other comments are suggesting, adjust salt and seasoning to your taste, have some more stock just in case.
    Erin Royer 2 years ago
    Delicious but it needed more salt! I’d slightly increase the sauce amounts too, to get a bit bolder flavor - all easy fixes that I’ll do for next time!
    Gerald Dube 2 years ago
    My 17 year old daughter made this and it was absolutely yummy!
    Mary Koenig 2 years ago
    It was delicious. I doubled the recipe because I had my kids and grandkids over. They raved how good it was. Quite easy with using frozen vegetables. Cottage pie or shepherds pie is was delicious.
    Servus 2 years ago
    Great dish to put in leftovers from taco dinner
    Bethany MacLees 2 years ago
    I made this for four servings instead of eight. I found the measurement for the beef broth to be a little off - I had to add some extra. I also added a little extra tomato paste just because I love the flavor. The dish was tasty but it felt like it was missing something.
    Reed 2 years ago
    Yum even better the next day!
    Amanda Louise 2 years ago
    almost exactly how I make it usually. some change in ingredients which made a nice variation to how I usually eat it. i will say though (as a British woman) that Cottage Pie is made with beef and Shephards Pie is made with lamb. That's the difference 🙂
    Alanah Patterson 2 years ago
    Amazing. We used a 50/50 lamb/beef combination. Just needs a little more salt for our taste but we will definitely be making it again and again.
    Doris Hernandez 2 years ago
    absolutely delicious
    Teri 2 years ago
    It was very good. We’ll make it again.
    Austin Holmes 2 years ago
    Really awesome had to use flour instead of corn starch but yeah it was good as usual. More meat though would be better I think maybe two pounds.
    McKinney 3 years ago
    Used leftover lamb chops cut into small pieces and it turned out perfect. Definitely going on the cold, winter night must have dinner.
    Debbie M. 3 years ago
    Awesome!!!!! I will save this recipe. #Keeper
    Andy 4 years ago
    This looked so simple & delicious (which it was), except I did this on the spur of the moment and did not have carrots I substituted with corn kernels & added half a tin of baked beans just before oven time which turned out quite wholesome,
    Brenda Lee Lewis 4 years ago
    Very tasty. This recipe had a little more flavourful ingredients than some but I still added a few more to taste. I added sweet paprika with tomato paste, leftover string beans and corn at the end of cooking meat and veg. Also cooked 2 cloves garlic with potatoes which were mashed together with a Tablespoon of butter and 1/4 cup milk. Topped with a little white extra old cheddar. The recipe would have been fine with no additions or changes.