The Best Shepherd's Pie. Ever.

Serves: 5

The Best Shepherd's Pie. Ever. is incredibly hearty, with beef and vegetables cooked in a savory gravy, topped with creamy mashed potatoes — the ultimate comfort food!

Dovetailing Tip: Use the additional prepared mashed potatoes from day 2.

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4 cups mashed potatoes
garlic salt
1 lb ground beef
1/3 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 can (14.5oz) chicken broth
2 cups frozen vegetables medley
salt & pepper


Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Brown ground beef, onions and garlic in a large skillet on med-high heat. When meat is completely cooked, stir in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in tomato paste, worcestershire sauce, soy sauce and chicken broth. Simmer for 5-6 minutes, or until sauce is thick. Turn the heat off and stir in frozen vegetables and salt and pepper, to taste. Pour beef mixture into a large, oven-proof casserole dish. Top with mashed potatoes and smooth with a spatula. Sprinkle garlic salt on top of mashed potatoes. Place casserole dish on a large sheet pan (in case the sauce overflows) and bake for 20-30 minutes, or until top is golden brown. Ladle and serve!


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