Shepherd’s Pie

shepherd's pie

The Pie

Shepherd’s pie is a dish that can use some left-over items. If you fried a bunch of hamburger and have some leftover, if you’ve got a bowl of mashed potatoes left, or even if you have some vegetables leftover, you can combine them to make this dish.

The How

Saute some onions and garlic in butter, then add your fried hamburger (or fry your hamburger in with the onions and garlic); then add vegetables, tomato soup and cheese. Mix all together with a dab of Worcestershire sauce and put into a dish. shepherd's piePut the potatoes on top, and heat in the oven.

The Easy

You can mix this up a day or two ahead and then pull it out when you’re ready. Serve this with some homemade applesauce, and you’ve got a meal. You can, of course, always add some fresh rolls or bread.

Shepherd's Pie
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
This recipe is so simple to do - and is a great way to use up leftovers as well. Mix it up a day or two ahead and warm it through when you're ready to serve.
  • 2 lb. hamburger, fried and drained
  • onion and garlic, sliced and sauteed
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cups Vegetables of your choice: carrots, peas, corn, or more
  • 1 can tomato soup 10 oz.
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese OR white cheese such as provolone or Farmer's
  • 2-4 cups mashed potatoes
  1. Saute garlic and onion
  2. Mix with hamburger and vegetables (if your carrots are raw, cook them first)
  3. Mix Worcestershire sauce with tomato soup
  4. Mix all together and add cheese
  5. Put in bottom of a dutch oven or casserole dish
  6. If the ingredients are warm, heat in 350 oven for 30 min
  7. If dish has been refrigerated, heat in 350 oven for 1 hour


Shepherd's Pie


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