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Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie is a simple and comforting dish in Fall and Winter. A bed of ground beef covered with delicious cheesy mashed potatoes.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, canadian, european, French
Keyword: beef, family dish, freezer meal, ground beef, hachi parmentier, mashed potatoes, potatoes, shepherd's pie
Servings: 6 portions
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Mélanie


  • For an oven dish 15-inch x 10-inch


For the meat

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoon green onion
  • 600 g ground beef
  • Salt to taste

For the mashed potatoes

  • 4 cups boiled potatoes
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 to 2 cup(s) grated cheddar


For the meat

  • In a hot pan, pour the olive oil, the shallot, garlic and onion. Let it become golden. Add the ground beef and crumble it as it cooks until there is no more pink. Salt to taste.
  • Set aside.

For the mashed potatoes

  • In a bowl, put the warm boiled potatoes, the milk and the butter. Mash with a potato masher. Add salt to taste.
  • In an oven dish, make a layer with half of the mashed potatoes. Make another layer with the ground beef and finally cover with the rest of the mashed potatoes.
  • Spread the grated cheddar on top.
  • Place in the oven for 15-20 minutes at 375F or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.


Portions: 6 to 8 portions.


Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 917mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 3mg