Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Shepherd's Pie

Mary Mayers


This is one of my family's favorite comfort foods. I serve it with a tossed salad, and some Italian bread. Yummo!

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
1 Hr


4-5 medium
potatoes, peeled & quartered
butter, milk, salt & pepper
2 lb
ground beef
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 large
carrot, diced small
celery stalks, chopped
2 c
beef broth
3 Tbsp
pan drippings
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
allspice, ground
salt & pepper to taste
1 14 oz can(s)
whole kernal corn, drained


1Boil potatoes in salted water until tender - drain. Add butter, milk, salt & pepper. Mash and set aside.
2In large frying pan saute onion, celery & carrol until translucent. Add ground beef, breaking apart into small pieces and browning until no pink is visible. Drain off fat reserving 3 tbsps. for roux.
3Add allspice, salt & pepper to meat mixture. Stir together well, then pour into casserole dish large enough to hold it with about a 2 inch headspace.
4To frying pan on medium high heat, add reserved fat. Add flour and whisk together making a roux.
5Add beef broth and whisk quickly so lumps will not occur. Salt & pepper to taste. Pour over meat mixture and allow to run down in to the meat.
6Pour corn on top of all, spreading out to cover entire top.
7Spread mashed potatoes over all, evenly.
8Bake in preheated 350 deg. oven 45 min. - 1 hour.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Savory Pies