Shepherd's Pie I

Shepherd's Pie I


"This is a savory meat pie."


55 m servings 315 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 20.3 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.6g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.3 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 268 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in frying pan. Add chopped onions, and fry until golden brown. Add ground beef, and keep stirring until meat is browned. Add crushed tomatoes, and continue to cook until liquid from the tomatoes evaporates. Salt to taste.
  2. In the meantime, prepare the mashed potatoes as directed on the packet.
  3. Spread the meat mixture into the bottom of an oven proof dish. Cover with a layer of mashed potatoes, and top with grated cheese.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C), or until cheese has melted and browned.
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  1. 75 Ratings


This is a keeper--excellent recipe. I made a couple of additions: 1) Used 2 14oz cans of Mexican style stewed tomatos in the ground beef mixture. 2) Followed my husband's suggestion and a...

I made this with a few adjustments, and I absolutely loved it - husband and one year old did too. I added about a half cup fresh mushrooms to saute with the onions. I omitted the crushed tomat...

Although this is a "Cottage Pie" & not shepherds pie (which has ground lamb instead)which many people mistake it for, including me. It is still one of my favourite meals, i add worcestershire sa...

Shepards Pie is made with minced lamb. Cottage Pie is made with ground beef. Incorrectly, this has recipe has been presented as the famous minced lamb dish.

Great recipe! This was delicious! I used diced tomatoes instead of crushed, added a can of corn (drained) and a bit of frozen peas and carrots while waiting for the liquid from the tomatoes to ...

Yikes, this was pretty gross.. I made it exactly how I was supposed to, the mashed potatoes made it edible for dinner, but definitely no seconds and no leftovers from this meal. Its still in the...

This is a very good recipe but I changed a few things. First off, it will be MUCH better with peeled and diced tomatoes instead of crushed. You end up with a Sloppy Joe consistency using the cru...

Talk about comfort food! Great winter time meal. My variations: add frozen peas and carrots atop the meat mixture before adding mashed potatoes. Also, add a couple tablespoons of sour cream t...

This tasted great, and we liked it even better the next day. I made exactly as described and won't be changing anything next time. I served peas on the side. It passed the 2-year-old test. C...