Shepherd’s Pie

We had this last night and it is delicious! I doubled the recipe and put the extra 9×13 in the freezer or an easy dinner after the baby arrives. The recipe below makes one 9×13.

Shepherd’s Pie


2 pounds of potatoes 1/2 cup cream 3 tablespoons butter 3 cups sharp cheddar, shredded 1 1/2 pounds ground beef (or shredded chicken) 1 large onion 1 cup thin carrot slices 4 to 6 ounces mixed mushrooms, chopped 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup beef broth (or chicken broth) 2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce 1 cup frozen corn 1 cup frozen peas


Boil the potatoes in salted water until soft. Drain and add the cream, butter and half of the cheddar cheese. Mash and add salt and pepper to taste. In a large pan, brown the beef and then set aside (If using chicken, cook and shred). In some […]