Easy to Make Shepherd’s Pie

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

Shepherd’s pie is a meat pie with a mashed potato crust. If that doesn’t stir your appetite, you’re probably surfing the wrong website! This pie usually uses beef or lamb meat, and the veggies usually vary. Sometimes, it is even topped with some shredded cheese.

Ingredients Needed for Easy to Make Shepherd’s Pie

1 ½ tablespoons of olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 pound ground beef
1 cup canned tomatoes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 cup beef stock
7 ounces of frozen mixed vegetables
salt
pepper
1 tablespoon cornstarch
14 ounces of mashed potatoes

How to Cook Easy to Make Shepherd’s Pie

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and cook it for 1 minute.
  3. Add the ground beef and give it a good stir. Cook it until it is evenly browned.
  4. Add the canned tomatoes, tomato paste, beef stock, and stir.
  5. Add the frozen mix of veggies and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  6. In the meantime, whisk the cornstarch in a small bowl with a touch of water. Add the mixture in the skillet and give it a good stir.
  7. Cook the dish for 2-3 more minutes, and in the meantime, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/175 degrees C.
  8. Move the dish in a rectangular baking dish.
  9. Move the mashed potatoes in a piping bag and add them on top of the beef.
  10. If you don’t know how to make mashed potatoes, here is a quick recipe.
  11. Slide the dish into the oven for the next 25 minutes.

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