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quick and easy shepherd's pie

Recipe by
Amanda S
Gettysburg, PA

This is a quick and easy version of Shepherd's pie. My son likes it so much he even made it himself as a teenager. I loved having him cook for me once in a while!

yield 6 -8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For quick and easy shepherd's pie

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 1 dash
    garlic powder
  • 2/3 c
  • 4 Tbsp
    margarine or butter
  • 2-2/3 c
    mashed potato flakes
  • 1 can
    mushroom soup
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese
  • paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground pepper

How To Make quick and easy shepherd's pie

  • 1
    Fry ground beef, onion and peas in a skillet. Add garlic powder and pepper. Drain grease.
  • 2
    Add mushroom soup to mixture and transfer to a greased 9 x 13 inch casserole dish.
  • 3
    Boil 2-2/3 cup water, milk and butter in pan. When it comes to a boil, remove from heat and add the potato flakes stirring vigorously.
  • 4
    Spread the potatoes evenly over the hamburger mixture. Place cheese evenly on top of potatoes and sprinkle with paprika. Cover entire dish with tin foil and put in the oven at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove tin foil and bake an additional 15 minutes or until cheese is slightly brown and bubbly.