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Homemade Shepherd's Pie

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  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 2 onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 medium carrots (finely diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (finely diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika
  • ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons white flour
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley (finely)
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme (finely chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary (finely chopped)
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes (click for my recipe and you'll have some leftovers to sneak during cooking)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium60% DV1450mg
    Fat52% DV34g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs18% DV54g
    Fiber36% DV9g
    Calories680Calories from Fat310
    Total Fat34g52%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat310
    Total Carbohydrate54g18%
    Dietary Fiber9g36%
    Vitamin A130%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Brooke Summerlin 2 months ago
    Love, love, love this recipe - have made multiple times. People in my office compliment the reheated leftovers based on smell alone, lol. You can cheat and use instant potatoes, but it's sooo much better with homemade.
    Karla Romo 3 months ago
    Delicious! Absolutely easy and delicious!
    Deborah Zorbini 7 months ago
    GREAT! Did not modify and have made this several times
    frances jublee 8 months ago
    Love it!👍🏻👍🏻 great recipe, will definitely make it again!
    Rick Pearson 8 months ago
    Perfect, delish especially the next day. I think crisping the ground beef was key to flavor and texture. I used fresh made mashed not boxed takes a little longer to brown but worth it.
    Kathy 10 months ago
    It turned out great! My husband liked the smell of it so much that he didn’t want me to finish it in the oven before eating it. Fortunately I had kept the meat mixture hot on the stove while mashing the potatoes.
    Patty Robertson a year ago
    So delicious. This will definitely be a repeat
    Andrei Altaras a year ago
    pretty good and easy
    Shannon Fisher a year ago
    delicious, definitely recommend it.
    Tamara S. a year ago
    This was a really good dish! I seasoned the meat with brown sugar and bourbon. This was the second time I made it and i will make it again
    Marie Madden a year ago
    Excellent rich flavor. My son commented that it was the best Shepherd’s Pie I’ve ever made!
    David Scott a year ago
    Great tasting, simple to make
    LeRoux a year ago
    Great... A first for me and it turned out amazing. Surely would make this dish again...
    Vicki D. a year ago
    Turned out perfectly. I have a child with a dairy allergy, so I made the potatoes with chicken broth. Left off the cheese until serving. Great flavor and consistency. Will make again.
    Lisa Marie a year ago
    I used ground elk, pure joy! A keeper for sure. i like the finished look of potatos getting a little color. will finish with a quick broil and put the cheese in the mash potatos. Happy belly!!!
    Sam Froze a year ago
    i added Worcestershire sauce and put in corn and green beans instead sooooo good with the crispy cheese on top
    YumChef a year ago
    Very tasty! The kids loved it
    Kandise a year ago
    It was a great base recipe! I added a few things and removed the peas because gross. I also like to season the meat, so I changed a few steps.
    Alister Ro a year ago
    Delicious Will make it again
    Colleen Kelley a year ago
    Family loved it! Fun to make, not too hard. I actually tripled the amount of mashed potatoes, and used instant mashed potatoes. Had some leftover red wine to enjoy with it!
    Melanie a year ago
    I have been just winging my Shepherds Pie recipe for years from an old family recipe. This beats that by a mile. Amazing!!
    Susan Carvel a year ago
    I'm not generally a fan of Shepards (Cottage) Pie, but I really liked this recipe. It takes a bit of prep work, but totally worth it! My 6 year old granddaughter liked it, even the carrots. I will make again!
    Great dinner! My family loved it. We’ll make it again. 😊👍
    Shane a year ago
    Very good, added more broth though👌
    Mel a year ago
    It was delicious. I used only 1/2 an onion instead of 2 whole onions. I also added mushrooms. I deleted the celery. I used frozen peas, carrots and corn. Will definitely make this again
    Bryan C. a year ago
    Needed a bit more spice in the filling dor us, but otherwise a great starting point. Will make again.
    Dameron-Carrington 2 years ago
    Delicious and easy to make my boys devoured it
    Rachelle Larocque 2 years ago
    yummy! i added basil and nummy!
    Tessah Tozer 2 years ago
    This recipes was delicious
    Carrie Sarnowski 2 years ago
    I use ground lamb instead of hamburger. Love it.