Simple Shepherd's Pie
simple shepherd's pie

Simple Shepherd's Pie

This shepherd's pie with meat and potatoes is a version of an Irish classic recipe.

6
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
55 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter

2 to 3 tablespoons cold water

 

1 pound lean ground beef

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

2 cups frozen mixed vegetables (beans, carrots, corn and peas)

1 (10 3/4-ounce) can condensed cream of celery soup

1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves  

3 cups mashed potatoes

 

 *Substitute 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour and salt in large bowl; cut in butter with pastry blender or fork until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in enough water with fork just until flour is moistened.

  3. STEP 3

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface into 12-inch circle. Fold into quarters. Place dough into ungreased 9-inch pie pan; unfold dough, pressing firmly against bottom and sides. Trim crust to 1/2 inch from edge of pan. Crimp or flute edge. Set aside.

  4. STEP 4

    Cook ground beef and onion into 10-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 9-11 minutes or until beef is browned. Drain off fat. Stir in vegetables, soup and thyme leaves; continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until heated through.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon meat mixture into pie crust. Spoon mashed potatoes over meat mixture. Bake 35-45 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned and pie is heated through.

Nutrition

480Calories
24Fat (mg)
75Cholesterol (mg)
770Sodium (mg)
37Carbohydrates (g)
5Dietary Fiber
27Protein (g)

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  October 06, 2015

Have been making this for years. I use dried thyme when fresh is not available and have used mushroom soup in place of celery. Just depends on what is in my pantry. I always add cheese to the potatoes.

— says andrea
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  July 13, 2014

These were delicious, and it took two to feed everybody. For the second one, I substituted leftover shredded chicken for the ground beef, added taco seasoning instead of the thyme, and used condensed cream of broccoli soup instead of the celery. The spicy one was even more popular than the original!

— says Klayter
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