Quick & Easy Shepherd's Pie

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READY IN: 52mins
Recipe by Pagan

This is GREAT for comfort food, and is even better in the dead of the winter. The steps are simple, few, and easy, therefore a great cooking badge project, or just something to throw in the oven and enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs lean ground chuck
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms or 2 12 ounces canned mushrooms, sliced
  • 16 ounces frozen fresh peas and carrots
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes, prepared
  • 14 teaspoon garlic, dried ground
  • 14 teaspoon sage, dried rubbed
  • 14 teaspoon rosemary, ground
  • 18 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded


  1. Preheat Oven to 350F while preparing. Do not brown meat first. Use a 9X13 glass pan.
  2. Layer in one pound ground chuck and sprinkle with half the seasonings.
  3. Top with half the mushrooms and half the peas and carrots.
  4. Cover with half the mashed potatoes.
  5. Repeat steps 2-4 and top with shredded cheese.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake approximately 45 minutes or until meat is visibly browned and potatoes have baked to a nice golden brown around the edges.

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