Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr
I started making this for my family when I was around 13. My brother Adam, who I call Adi, was crazy about it. Some people use creamed corn, I found that the frozen corn kept everything nice and moist. I eyeballed everything in this recipe, so hopefully the amounts are fairly accurate. Enjoy...
- 2 lbs ground beef
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1⁄4 cup breadcrumbs
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons pepper
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- frozen corn
- 8 potatoes, boiled and mashed
- 2 medium onions, chopped
- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 tablespoon margarine
- salt and pepper
- 1 teaspoon oil (optional)
- Fry onions in oil and add to mashed potatoes.
- Add margarine and salt and pepper and set potatoes aside.
- Mix ground beef with egg, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder. Press beef into a casserole dish.
- Layer corn on top of beef.
- Layer mashed potatoes on top of corn.
- Pat down until smooth, crimp edges with fingers.
- Bake at 350 for about an hour.
- Just before serving brush teaspoons oil on potato and broil until nicely browned.
We are big cottage (or shepherd's) pie fans in our house. When I saw this recipe I couldn't wait to try it, I never thought of adding a layer of corn between the meat and the potatoes. I also loved the mashed potatoes mixed with the fried onions, I had the BH and the kids fighting over the crust. Instead of using garlic and onion powder I used fresh garlic and lots of paprika. There's just enough pie left over for dinner tonight, I hid it all the way back in the fridge so the BH doesn't find it first! Thanks, Aviva, I really enjoyed this dish!
I made this ahead of time and used it for dinner the next night,it was delish and it kept well over night in the frig. My son took the left overs home and he raved about it too!!! This will be a recipe I will use again for sure.
Came out really sticky... and had almost no taste...