Shepherd’s Pie

It’s time for another fun recipe by Cooker Buzz, today we will be showing you how to make Shepherd’s Pie.

This shepherd’s pie is a comforting casserole of savory ground beef stew, topped with a layer of cheesy mashed potato that’s guaranteed to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Plus, it’s a great way to sneak some extra veggies into dinner!

Recipe Summary

  • prep: 30 mins
  • cook: 20 mins
  • total: 50 mins
  • Servings: 6
  • Yield: 1 (2 quart) casserole


  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5 carrots, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • ¾ cup beef broth
  • ¼ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Baking Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash. Mix in butter, finely chopped onion and 1/4 cup shredded cheese. Season with salt and pepper to taste; set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add carrots and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, mash and set aside. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.)
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Add onion and cook until clear. Add ground beef and cook until well browned. Pour off excess fat, then stir in flour and cook 1 minute. Add ketchup and beef broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Spread the ground beef in an even layer on the bottom of a 2 quart casserole dish. Next, spread a layer of mashed carrots. Top with the mashed potato mixture and sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutritional Information

  • 452: calories
  • protein: 23.1g
  • carbohydrates: 52.5g
  • fat: 17g
  • cholesterol: 64.5mg
  • sodium: 294.6mg.

Have fun with the recipe and add your own twist to make it more more unique. Make sure to share this Shepherd’s Pie recipe with your friends and family, so they can enjoy it too.

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