Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

Nothing says comfort like a home cooked meal. This recipe is delicious, quick and amazingly simple and is sure to be a hit at any gathering at the dinner table.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Irish
Keyword: beef, Cheese, Irish, potato, Recipes, Simple Recipes, summer, vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 578kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Pot
  • Strainer
  • Saute Pan
  • Baking Dish
  • Heat resistant spoon/spatula
  • Ziploc Bag or Piping Bag
  • Potato Masher


  • 1/2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1/4 each Onion diced
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp Thyme chopped
  • 1 each Carrot peeled and diced
  • 6 oz Green Beans thawed
  • 1 Tbsp Flour
  • 12 oz Stock
  • 2 each Potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/4-1/2 cup Milk whole or 2%
  • 2 oz cheese shredded
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F
  • Make mashed potatoes by cooking them in a pot of water, draining them and mash with milk, butter, salt and pepper.
  • Heat a saute pan on medium high, add in the ground meat and season. Cook 4 minutes and break up the meat while it browns.
  • Add in the onion, carrot, garlic, green beans and herbs. Cook 3-5 minutes. Stir in the flour and then the stock.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce sauce until its a bit thicker but not to thick.
  • Pour mixture into a baking dish and either spread or pipe the mashed potatoes on top. Top mashed potatoes with shredded cheese and bake 20-30 minutes


Calories: 578kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 1053mg | Potassium: 575mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1887IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 4mg

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