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shepherds pid

a recipe by
mary hendricks
conyers, GA

Have made this for years. Easy recipe that you can use with ground beef or lamb.. I tend to mix as my kids just are not crazy for lamb like ole mom is.. sometimes I just leave out the lamb all together .. everything in 1 even has the veggies in there.

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For shepherds pid

  • 6
    potatoes, mashed
  • 1/3 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley flakes
  • 1 1/2 lb
    meat (ground beef and lamb. or any single or combo of)
  • 1 pkg
    frozen mixed veggies
  • 3 c
  • 3 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1
    onion , chopped
  • 2
    beef bouillon, cubes
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    cajun seasoning (more for spicier)
  • 1 1/3 Tbsp
  • 1* 1 1/2 c
    grated cheese ( cheddar, monterrey, colby jack your choice)

How To Make shepherds pid

  • 1
    boil potatoes until tender . drain. add milk, salt, pepper, butter, parsley and mash . you want them to be light and fluffy to spread on top.
  • 2
    brown meat in skillet with onion and garlic, do not drain!
  • 3
    add cajun spice, bouillon cubes and mash, Add flour . Stir mixing well
  • 4
    slowly add water to meat mixture over med high heat and cook until thickened . add Worcestershire and mustard. Add frozen veggies and cook for 10 minutes or med low.
  • 5
    once veggies are tender pour mixture into casserole dish . Top with mashed potatoes ( its easier if you pipe them on using a pastry bag but dropping gently on top and spreading will work just be light handed to not push taters down into mixture
  • 6
    bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Top with cheese and cook 15 more minutes. Let rest for 15. Enjoy!