Rachael Ray's Steakhouse Shepherd's Pie - 30 Minute Meal

Recipe by brian48195




  • Following the directions will allow everything to come together at the end.
  • Place potatoes in a pot, cover with cold water and bring up to a boil. Season water with salt and boil potatoes until tender, 12 to15 minutes.
  • Heat a skillet with high sides over medium high heat. Add extra-virgin olive oil.
  • Add bacon. Crisp bacon and remove to paper towel lined plate.
  • Add sirloin to the pan and caramelize the meat, 7 to 8 minutes.
  • Add in the mushrooms and onions and cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes more.
  • Then season with salt and pepper.
  • While meat cooks heat a small sauce pot over medium heat and melt butter, whisk the flour into butter, cook 2 minutes then whisk beef stock into flour, add Worcestershire and season sauce with salt and pepper, to taste. Thicken 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Turn on broiler and have top rack 6 inches away from broiler flame.
  • Pour gravy over meat and cook until the gravy thickens.
  • Put meat/mushroom/onion mixture into a 9 x 13 inch oven safe dish.
  • Place drained potatoes back into the pot you cooked them in to dry them out a little. Mash potatoes with egg yolk and sour cream.
  • Stir egg yolk into the potatoes.
  • Stir Ranch Dressing into the potatoes.
  • Stir shredded cheese into the potatoes.
  • Season the potatoes with salt and pepper and spread across the top of the meat in an even layer.
  • Garnish the potatoes with paprika.
  • Place under broiler to crisp and brown the potatoes, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.