Easy Ground Beef Shepherd's Pie Recipe With Cheesy Garlic Butter Mashed Potatoes by 30Seconds Food

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Easy Ground Beef Shepherd's Pie Recipe With Cheesy Garlic Butter Mashed Potatoes

Shepherd's pie is a filling and comforting family meal. This easy shepherd's pie recipe is cooked in one skillet and uses ground beef. It's topped with creamy mashed potatoes, garlic butter and cheddar cheese. Mmm! 

This shepherd's pie recipe a complete dinner on its own, but you could serve a salad with it, too. (All the vegetables are inside!)

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the ground beef and onion in an ovenproof skillet until meat is browned and cooked through. Add the garlic, thyme and rosemary and cook 1 minute, stirring. Add the tomato paste and Worcestershire sauce. Sprinkle in the flour and cook, stirring, 1 minute. 
  2. Add the beef broth and cook, stirring, about 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Add the mixed vegetables and stir to combine. Remove from the heat. 
  3. Spoon the mashed potatoes over the top of the filling to completely cover. 
  4. In a small bowl, combine the melted butter and garlic powder. Brush or spoon the mixture over the mashed potatoes. 
  5. Bake in a preheated 400-degree F oven for about 15 minutes. Add the cheese and continue to bake another 7 to 10 minutes or until the cheese melts and top is turning golden. 

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Dried Thyme $3 & Up
Dried Rosemary $4 & Up
Tomato Paste $1 & Up
Flour $2 & Up
Beef Broth $1 & Up
Garlic Powder $2 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
Oh how delicious. Total comfort food, love it! #yum
This looks bloody brilliant...
Sounds great BUT shepard's pie is made with ground lamb. If, like here, you make it with ground beef, it's cottage pie.

I still think it's horrible that recipes here are not printable without a general print page which prints ads, etc.
Donna John
There are so many recipes now called Shepherd's pie made with ground beef. I don't eat lamb, so this is right up my alley. You could definitely substitute ground lamb for the beef. We are sorry you are having trouble printing the recipes. We are working on that!
Steve Price
Shepherds Pie uses ground lamb, when using ground beef it becomes Cottage Pie.

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