Shepherd's Pie II

Shepherd's Pie II


"This is my version of my Mother's wonderful comfort food recipe. Great on a winters' day."


servings 345 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 345 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 37g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 16.1 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 161 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Boil potatoes until tender. Mash with milk and 2 tablespoons butter or margarine. Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Saute the onions with the paprika. Add the ground beef and sage, cook until meat is browned.
  3. In a sauce pan, blanch frozen vegetables for 5 minutes in boiling water. Drain.
  4. Spread a thin layer of potatoes in the casserole dish. Add half the peas and corn, then the ground beef and then the rest of the peas and corn. Top with mashed potatoes.
  5. Dot top with flakes of butter, nutmeg, paprika, salt and pepper. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes, or until golden brown.
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  1. 65 Ratings


This was a good recipe to work off. I made several changes to the recipe. I browned the onions first, added the meat to the onions with garlic and ginger. Once the meat was almost cooked I added...

Super! A minor change: I simmered the peas & corn along with carrots and mushrooms, herbs & spices in a can of beef broth for about 10 minutes, then used the liquid to make a gravy for the meat...

Yummy! Just how Shepherd's pie is supposed to taste. I made 2 small changes 1>added beef broth, corn starch and water to beef after browned to make a gravy 2. sprinkled grated cheese on top.

This recipe is wonderful. Used to have Shepard's pie all the time, but my family lost the recipe. The only thing I do different is I add a gravy made with 1pkg Onion soup mix, 1TBSP flour and ...

What a nice, homey kind of meal. Like the reviewer before me, I floured the browned meat, used onion soup mix, but replaced the water with a can of beef broth. The nutmeg and sage lend a nice ...

I did a combination of all the reviews added some garlic to the mashed potatoes, I took a pack of brown gravy mix a pack of onion soup mix and some water and flour and mixed it with the grease...

I thought this recipe was very good. I lived in Ireland for a year and this what shepherd's pie tastes like. I love the idea of the potatoes on the bottom very good. Just a reminder don't omit...

Good but slightly bland. Could be given more flavor with some additions, including minced garlic, diced green bell peppers, and diced celery. Simmering after adding a half cup of inexpensive red...

I enjoyed this dish very much. There were some slight changes I made to suit our family. I used ground turkey instead, as we do not eat much red meat. I sauteed garlic with the onion in a lit...