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5 from 1 vote

Shepherd's Pie

a deeply satisfying traditional casserole of meat, potatoes and veggies
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gravy, mashed potaoes, meat, shepherd's pie,
Servings: 6


  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables cooked and drained
  • 1 lb. ground hamburger or lamb
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups brown gravy, prepared (I use Orrington Farms)
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes
  • 3/4 cup medium or sharp cheddar cheese grated


  • Cook and drain vegetables according to package directions and set aside.
  • Brown ground beef or lamb in large skillet along with chopped onion. When the meat is nearly browned, add in minced garlic and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • Add cooked vegetables, prepared brown gravy and Worcestershire sauce into pan and bring to low simmer for about 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour mixture into a deep 11 x 7 casserole dish and gently spread mashed potatoes on top of mixture, using a spatula..
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake at 350 degrees F for 45-50 minutes or until sauce is bubbling.
  • Remove from oven and enjoy!