Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

My kids love tacos and shepherd's pie so I put the two of them together for another family favorite!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Drain potatoes and mash as usual.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoons butter in saute pan; add onion, and saute for 5 minutes.
  5. Add ground beef, and cook until beef is lightly browned; drain off any excess fat.
  6. Add taco seasoning mix and cook as per package directions.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Place meat mixture into ovenproof casserole.
  9. Cover with corn.
  10. Cover with mashed potatoes.
  11. Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until potatoes are light golden.
  13. Serve.


Most Helpful

I made three individual casseroles from the recipe but found the proportions of potato to burger not right for us. We all would have preferred a thicker potato crust but that's a personal thing.

Julie B's Hive August 24, 2009

This was good, but not great. My husband wanted a little something more to it. I would probably make it again but maybe tweak it somehow. Thanks for the recipe though and the opportunity to try something you created. So cool!! I also used instant potatoes. Added some salsa to the meat to avoid having to cut up onions. :-)

chemonurse93 April 29, 2008

We ate the whole thing for lunch. Guess we own't be having much dinner. This is awesome. So much flavor, so easy to make. I divided prep in half because I've been too sick to cook. As a result, the meat mixture sat overnight in the fridge. I wonder if this helped meld the flavors even more as that seems to be the case with these kinds of spices. I used instant mashed potatoes the next problem at all. In addition, I cooked the onion with the ground beef, eliminating 1T. of fat and a step in prep. It's the only Shepard's Pie I've ever wanted second helpings on.

Debbie R. September 25, 2006

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