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Shepherd's Pie

A classic Shepherd's Pie recipe perfect for St Patty's Day!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 327kcal
Author Jennifer Lynn-Pullman

Ingredients

Mashed Potato Layer

  • 2 large russet potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/2-1 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese

Meat Layer

  • 1 teaspoon Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2-1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F.

Mashed Potato Layer

  • Place potato cubes into a large pot and cover with cold water.
  • Heat potatoes on high and bring to a boil.
  • Boil for about 15 -20 minutes or until potatoes are soft.
  • Drain water from potatoes.
  • Add butter, milk, salt, and pepper 
  • Mash potatoes with a potato masher or electric beater.Meat Layer
  • While potatoes are cooking heat oil is a saute pan over medium heat.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook 1-2 minutes until soft.
  • Add in ground beef and cook until browned.
  • Add in Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, thyme, salt, pepper, and beef broth. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with flour and stir until thickened.
  • Stir in mixed vegetables.Place meat layer into a medium sized baking dish. Place mashed potatoes on top of meat layer and cover evenly. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Top with cheese and bake for another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.8g | Protein: 20.6g | Fat: 17.7g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0.7g | Cholesterol: 69.9mg | Sodium: 268.9mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 2.2g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg