Shepherd’s Pie

What is Shepherd's Pie?

This classic recipe is made up of ground beef, peas and carrots, topped with creamy mashed potatoes, sprinkled with cheddar cheese, and baked to golden and bubbly perfection.

Simple Ingredients

You'll need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so round them up and let's get started!

Cook the Beef

Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the ground beef and break it apart.

Add Seasonings

Add the onions, parsley, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir well and cook for 6-8 minutes. Drain the grease.

Add the Tomato Paste

Add the Worcestershire sauce and garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the flour and tomato paste and stir to combine.

Finish the Filling

Add the beef broth and frozen peas and carrots. Bring everything to a boil and cook for 3-5 minutes.

Assemble the Dish

Pour the meat mixture into a 9×9 or 11×7 baking dish and spread the mashed potatoes over the filling.

Rake the Mashed Potatoes

“Rake” lines into the mashed potatoes with a fork.

Add Cheese and Bake

Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top. Bake for 15 minutes, then broil on high for 5 minutes.


Remove from heat and serve warm.

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