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shepherds pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marcia Lesman
Kalamazoo, MI

I use to like to make this on a cold winters day, It is a stick to your ribs comfort food, yet inexpensive to make. I know this recipe has been around for many years but it is still one of my favorites.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For shepherds pie

  • 2 lb
    ground beef or ground turkey, or for vegetarian, 2 cups mushrooms
  • 8 lg
    boiled potatoes
  • 1-2 can
    vegetables, i use green beans or corn drained
  • 2 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 lg
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 dash
    garlic powder, salt, and pepper

How To Make shepherds pie

  • 1
    Peel or wash potatoes and put in pan with covered water to boil, While they are cooking prepare meat mixture.
  • 2
    Brown ground beef or turkey, or if vegetarian put mushrooms in a frying pan, add chopped onion and seasonings. cook until meat is done and onions are soft.
  • 3
    Put meat mixture into a casserole dish, pour the canned vegetables over the meat mixture,and spread evenly, sometimes I do half the pan with corn and half with green beans. On top of the vegetables spread 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup evenly, I use 1 1/2 cans per pound, drain and mash potatoes and spread evenly on top of soup,dot top of potatoes with butter, Bake at 350 F for 30-45 minutes or until bubbly and potatoes are golden.