This Shepherd’s Pie recipe is a classic British comfort food dish that is perfect for a cozy night in. With a rich meaty filling topped with creamy mashed potatoes, this dish is sure to be a hit with the whole family. It’s easy to make and can be customized with your favorite vegetables and seasonings. Give this recipe a try and enjoy a comforting and delicious meal!

Preparation Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour | Serves: 6


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large skillet, cook the ground beef over medium heat until browned. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened.
  3. Add the carrots, peas, tomato paste, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer the meat mixture to a baking dish. Top with mashed potatoes and spread evenly.
  5. Sprinkle grated cheddar cheese on top of the mashed potatoes.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  7. Let cool for a few minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 450 || Carbohydrates: 30g || Protein: 25g || Fat: 25g || Fiber: 5g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. Perfect comfort food for a cozy night in
  2. Easy to make with simple ingredients
  3. Customizable with your favorite vegetables and seasonings
  4. Rich and hearty filling with creamy mashed potatoes
  5. Great for feeding a crowd or meal prep

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overcooking the meat, as it can become tough
  2. Avoid adding too much salt, as the cheese and broth already have salt in them
  3. Avoid using instant mashed potatoes, as they can be too watery for this dish
  4. Avoid skipping the Worcestershire sauce, as it adds a rich flavor to the filling
  5. Avoid overcrowding the baking dish, as it can prevent the filling from cooking evenly

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