Jeanne's Shepherd's Pie

Jeanne Benavidez


This is one of the first "big" dishes my Mom let me cook when I was learning to cook. Now I make it for my grandchildren and have added this recipe to a cookbook I am creating for them. It's really easy but tastes like you spent a long time on it.


★★★★★ 2 votes

8 - 10
30 Min
10 Min


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4 large
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 Tbsp
2 lb
ground beef
1 large
onion, chopped
1 can(s)
(28 oz) whole kernel corn, drained
1/3 c
canola oil
1 tsp
garlic salt
1 tsp
black pepper
8 - 12 oz
cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Jeanne's Shepherd's Pie


  • 1In a 3 qt sauce pan, put the potatoes and just cover with water. Add salt and boil the potatoes for @ 25 minutes or until tender. Drain, add butter, salt and pepper to taste to make mashed potatoes.
  • 2While the potatoes are boiling, heat the oil in a large, non-stick frying pan. Add the chopped onions and cook until translucent.
  • 3Add the ground beef and garlic salt and pepper. Cook until meat is browned, stirring occasionally.
  • 4Add the corn and continue to cook until the corn is heated. Add more salt and pepper if needed.
  • 5Spread the meat mixture into the bottom of an oven proof dish.
  • 6Cover the meat mixture with the mashed potatoes. Spread evenly.
  • 7Sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly over the potatoes.
  • 8Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in a 400 degree F oven or until cheese has melted.

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About Jeanne's Shepherd's Pie

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #casseroles, #main, #Dishes

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