Cheesy Shepherd's Pie

READY IN: 1hr 35mins




  • In a blender add flour, butter, milk, garlic and first amount of oregano.
  • Blend ingredients well about 30 seconds.
  • Pour mixture into medium pot.
  • Heat until thickened and bubbly (about 10 minutes) over medium-high heat stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted.
  • In large pot put potatoes in with enough water to cover and bring to boil.
  • Cook until potatoes are soft, about 15-20 minutes.
  • Drain, mash well.
  • Mash in half of cheese mixture until well mixed.
  • Scramble fry beef until well browned, drain.
  • Add veggies, Worcestershire sauce, oregano and Maggi and rest of cheese sauce.
  • Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Put meat mixture into 9x13-inch baking dish and spread evenly.
  • Spread potatoes on top of meat mixture and "peak" (like meringue) with back of a spoon or fork.
  • Dot potatoes with 2 tbsp of margarine and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake in 350°F oven for 45 minutes.
  • Let rest for 10-30 minutes so meat sets. Mixture will be hot still, it really holds the heat! :).