Ground Beef Shepherds Pie Recipe
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A ground beef shepherds pie recipe made with leftover cooked ground beef and seasoned with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6 servings
Seasoned Meat:
  • 2 cups cooked ground beef (you can also use leftover steak or roast)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onion
  • 1 cup brown beef gravy
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ⅛ teaspoon hot red pepper
Seasoned Mashed Potatoes:
  • 2 cups prepared mashed potato (can use instant mashed potatoes)
Seasoned with:
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
Other Ingredients:
  • 1-15 ounce can mixed vegetables, drained (optional)
  • ¼ cup cold butter, cut into cubes
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Grease a 6-quart round casserole glass baking dish or a 9" x 9" square pan with butter or non-stick cooking spray
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cooked ground beef, gravy and onion. Season with salt, pepper, paprika, and hot red pepper.
  4. In a separate mixing bowl combine the mashed potatoes, parsley, thyme and oregano. Mix well.
  5. In the bottom of your greased casserole or baking dish, layer half of the mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables.
  6. Add the meat mixture on top.
  7. Follow with the remaining half of the mashed potatoes.
  8. Dot the mashed potatoes with small cubes of butter.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes or until the potatoes are browned and the Shepherds pie is heated all the way through.
Makes 4-6 servings.
Recipe by Vintage Cooking at