Classic Shepherd's Pie

Recipe by CC G

This is from Heinz, I like the flavor that the ketchup, mustard, etc add. I like to back it with cheese on top, although it's not in the original recipe. Great for leftovers or to freeze.

Top Review by DreamoBway

My dad requested some comfort food, and this came out how we were hoping. I made a few substitutions: V8 as opposed to tomato juice, rice flour as opposed to all-purpose, and yellow mustard as opposed to dijon. Also, I left the skin on my mashed potatoes, and I thought that gave it good texture. Next time, I'll cut back on the dried herbs as I felt those were a little overwhelming. Thank you for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, thyme, rosemary, and half of the salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, for 5 to 7 minutes. Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. Crumble meat into pan and cook until brown all over. Sprinkle with flour. Stir in ketchup, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce and mustard. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in mixed vegetables. Transfer to a 9-in (23-cm) baking dish.
  3. Whip the potatoes with the warm milk, remaining salt and pepper, butter and garlic until very fluffy. Spread potatoes evenly over meat mixture. Bake for 35 minutes or until potatoes are golden. I prefer to add cheese to the top before baking.

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