Easy Shepherd's Pie

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Better Homes and Gardens

Top Review by threeovens

DH loved this he wanted a simple "authentic" shepherds pie He hates ketchup and I nearly freaked when I tasted it as I was assembling, but, no worries! After baking you could not taste ketchup. Did I say he loved it! My go to recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. In a big skillet, cook ground beef over medium heat until brown; drain off fat.
  3. Stir 1/4 cup flour and dry onion soup mix into the meat.
  4. Stir in cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, 3/4 cup water, and the ketchup.
  5. Cook until heated through, stirring occasionally; taste for seasoning and adjust.
  6. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cup water, butter, and salt; bring to boiling; remove from heat.
  7. Add dry potato flakes and milk, stirring until combined.
  8. Stir in eggs, 1 cup flour, and baking powder.
  9. Spoon meat mixture into an ungreased 3-quart rectangular baking dish; spoon potato mixture in mounds on top of meat mixture.
  10. Bake, uncovered, about 25 minutes or until tops of potatoes are golden.

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