Quick Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
SpecialityMain Ingredient


 Lean ground beef1 Pound
 Seasoned bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Worcestershire sauce1 Tablespoon
 Ground black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Hot prepared instant mashed potatoes2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sharp cheddar cheese8 Ounce (1 1/2 Cups)
 Mixed frozen peas and carrots1 Cup (16 tbs) (Cooked)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2158 Calories from Fat 948

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g177.9%

Saturated Fat 56.6 g283.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 711.8 mg

Sodium 2894.5 mg120.6%

Total Carbohydrates 103 g34.2%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.9%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 169 g338.8%

Vitamin A 244.3% Vitamin C 33.5%

Calcium 174.5% Iron 70.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 400°F In a medium bowl place beef, bread crumbs, onion, egg, water, Worcestershire sauce and black pepper; mix with hands until combined.
In a 9-inch pie plate press meat mixture over bottom and up sides to the rim, forming a shell.
Bake until meat is brown and firm, about 15 minutes.
Remove from oven; pour off excess fat.
Set shell aside.
Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
In a medium bowl stir together potatoes, cheese and peas and carrots.
Spoon into reserved meat shell.
Bake until heated through and cheese begins to melt, 10 to 15 minutes.