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shephards pie (quick & easy)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Peggie Keicher
Long Island, NY

This is so easy to make & takes very little time,less than an hour. It's a traditional dish around St Patricks' day at our home. Serve with a side salad.

(1 rating)
yield 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Microwave

Ingredients For shephards pie (quick & easy)

  • 2
    lbs of ground beef
  • 1 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 can
    peas & carrots
  • 1 can
  • 1 jar
    beef gravy
  • 1
    2 lb container of prepared mashed potatoes
  • 1
    small onion diced (or onion flakes to taste) optional

How To Make shephards pie (quick & easy)

  • 1
    Saute the onion in 2 tbs butter until softened.
  • 2
    Add ground beef & cook until no longer pink, drain off excess grease.
  • 3
    While ground beef is cooking, warm potatoes in microwave as per pkg directions.
  • 4
    Mix the veggies, tomato paste & gravy in with the ground beef.
  • 5
    Place this mixture into a 2 qt ovenproof casserole dish.
  • 6
    Layer the mashed potatoes on top, run a fork through it to form peaks. Then place under broiler until brown.
  • 7