30 Minute Shepherd's Pie

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by CuppiCakes

The ultimate in comfort food, this Shepherd's Pie is also a hit with kids.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Directions.
  2. Boil potatoes in salted water until tender, about 12 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes and pour them into a bowl.
  4. Combine sour cream, egg yolk and cream.
  5. Add the cream mixture into potatoes and mash until potatoes are almost smooth.
  6. While potatoes boil, preheat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  7. Add oil to hot pan with beef or lamb.
  8. Season meat with salt and pepper.
  9. Brown and crumble meat for 3 or 4 minutes.
  10. If you are using lamb and the pan is fatty, spoon away some of the drippings.
  11. Add chopped carrot and onion to the meat.
  12. Cook veggies with meat 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  13. In a second small skillet over medium heat, cook butter and flour together 2 minutes.
  14. Whisk in broth and Worcestershire sauce.
  15. Thicken gravy 1 minute.
  16. Add gravy to meat and vegetables.
  17. Stir in peas.
  18. Preheat broiler to high.
  19. Fill a small rectangular casserole with meat and vegetable mixture.
  20. Spoon potatoes over meat evenly.
  21. Top potatoes with paprika and broil 6 to 8 inches from the heat until potatoes are evenly browned.
  22. Top casserole dish with chopped parsley and serve.

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