American Shepherd's Pie

American Shepherd's Pie


"This is an 'Americanized' version of that old standard, Shepherd's Pie. My family loves it! You can prepare your mashed potatoes as you normally would -- adding butter, milk, sour cream, whatever!"


40 m servings 342 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 342 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 22 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 817 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and lightly grease a 2 quart baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, stir and cook ground beef, onion and celery until juices run clear. Drain. Pour mixture into baking dish with vegetable soup and thyme; stir well. Spread mashed potatoes on top.
  3. Bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top and bake 5 minutes more, or until cheese has melted.
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  1. 451 Ratings


This seems to be one of those recipes where anything you want to throw into the pot is acceptable. As long as the end product tastes good, the endevour has been a success. Several of the review...

This is truly the best Shepherd's pie we've ever had! I more than doubled the recipe and used about 3lbs of hamburg. I used a little less thyme then it called for and used condensed golden mushr...

I love shepherd's pie, but the rest of my crew could probably do without, so this review is all my own. I like this recipe becasue it is your "basic" shepherd's pie recipe, so you can add or tak...

Discovered this recipe a while back, and this has become one of our favorite dishes. I add at least another onion and tons of garlic to the browning meat. I also use lots more vegatables (frozen...

This was delicious. As I was using 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef, I increased the onion to 2/3 cup and left the celery at1/2 cup. Just make sure celery and onion are cooked through. I also used two ...

I never even heard of Shepard's Pie, but I thought I'd give it a try. The recipe has turned out great every time I've made it. I've even made it with boxed mashed potatoes and it still has a lot...

Heavy but tasty. I used instant potatoes and added carrots and frozen peas. I’ve never heard of colby longhorn cheese, so I used colby jack. After my additions, this made about eight servings. I...

I didn't like the version of this with the vegetable soup and it didn't go over well with my family. I'll stick with cream of mushroom soup.

This recipe was fantastic. I changed it just a little.I left out the thyme, and added cajun spices and italian seasoning to the ground turkey while browning it. I also added 1 cup beef broth alo...