Shepherd's Pie

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Susan Bickta

By
@souxie

This is one of favorite comfort food meals. The smoked paprika gives the finished dish a nice smokey flavor and the french fried onions add some sweetness. Served with a nice crunchy green salad, it is truly a perfect meal.

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1 small
    onion, diced
  • 1 small
    green pepper, diced
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    0.87 ounce envelope onion gravy mix
  • 1 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 10 oz
    package frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1/2 c
    french fried onions
  • 1
    24 ounce container already prepared mashed potatoes, cooked as directed on package
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    smoked paprika

How to Make Shepherd's Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 2-quart glass casserole with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Cook the ground chuck in a 4-5 quart Dutch oven over medium high heat for 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain fat. Add the onion, green pepper and garlic. Mix well and cook another 5-6 minutes.
  3. Add the gravy mix, water and worcestershire sauce. Mix well and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the vegetables and French fried onions. Mix well and cook until heated through, about 5-6 minutes.
  5. Transfer to prepared casserole dish.
  6. Add butter to heated potatoes. Mix well and spoon "dollops" on top of meat mixture in casserole in a ring around the edge of dish. Leave space in center exposed.
  7. "Rake" fork thru potatoes to distribute evenly.
  8. Sprinkle with smoked paprika.
  9. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until hot and bubbly and potatoes just start to brown.

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About Shepherd's Pie

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy


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