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Homemade Shepherd's Pie

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Homemade Shepherd's Pie

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  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 2 onions (finely chopped)
  • 2 medium carrots (finely diced)
  • 2 stalks celery (finely diced)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground paprika
  • ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp. white flour
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley (finely)
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp. 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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    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.


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    Warus 2 months ago
    Excellent recipe! My whole family loves it. I think it tastes especially good with fresh herbs. I have made it with dried and it’s still delicious. The fresh herbs just give it an extra boost of flavour
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    Annie 10 months ago
    This was excellent. I followed and used ingredients as directed. The only thing I didn’t do the same was the mashed potatoes. I used a dry mix. Not a good idea. I didn’t have enough potatoes. Also homemade mashe would have tasted soooo much better. I will make again but use my own mashed.
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    Korrie Thompson a year ago
    I’ve made this recipe multiple times and I absolutely love it! I add mushrooms in with the meat and veg. This is now a staple in my house.
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    Brooke Moon 2 years 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.
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    Karla Romo 2 years ago
    Delicious! Absolutely easy and delicious!
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    Deborah Zorbini 2 years ago
    GREAT! Did not modify and have made this several times
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    frances jublee 2 years ago
    Love it!👍🏻👍🏻 great recipe, will definitely make it again!
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    Rick Pearson 2 years 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.
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    Kathy 2 years 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.
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    Patty Robertson 2 years ago
    So delicious. This will definitely be a repeat
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    Andrei Altaras 3 years ago
    pretty good and easy
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    Shannon Fisher 3 years ago
    delicious, definitely recommend it.
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    Tamara S. 3 years 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
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    Marie Madden 3 years ago
    Excellent rich flavor. My son commented that it was the best Shepherd’s Pie I’ve ever made!
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    David Scott 3 years ago
    Great tasting, simple to make
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    LeRoux 3 years ago
    Great... A first for me and it turned out amazing. Surely would make this dish again...
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    Vicki D. 3 years 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.
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    Lisa Marie 3 years 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!!!
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    Sam Froze 3 years ago
    i added Worcestershire sauce and put in corn and green beans instead sooooo good with the crispy cheese on top
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    YumChef 3 years ago
    Very tasty! The kids loved it
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    Kandise 3 years 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.
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    Alister Ro 3 years ago
    Delicious Will make it again
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    Kelley 3 years 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!
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    Melanie 3 years ago
    I have been just winging my Shepherds Pie recipe for years from an old family recipe. This beats that by a mile. Amazing!!
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    Susan Carvel 3 years 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!
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    Catherine Schubert 3 years ago
    Great dinner! My family loved it. We’ll make it again. 😊👍
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    Shane 3 years ago
    Very good, added more broth though👌
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    Bryan C. 3 years ago
    Needed a bit more spice in the filling dor us, but otherwise a great starting point. Will make again.
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    Dameron-Carrington 3 years ago
    Delicious and easy to make my boys devoured it
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    Rachelle Larocque 3 years ago
    yummy! i added basil and nummy!