A shepherds pie recipe made with leftover cooked beef, seasoned mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. Serve this cottage pie for a hearty breakfast or brunch.
You could also serve this for a late dinner after work. It is a quick and easy dish that works well as a way to use up leftovers.
Shepherds pie is an easy recipe to stretch if you have unexpected guests arriving.
Just add a can of mixed vegetables to the meat portion of the recipe and this will easily serve 6 people.
You might also want to check out this recipe for shepherds pie.
Bake Time: 30 minutes
2 cups cooked chopped meat (can use leftover steak or roast)
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
2 cups brown beef gravy
salt and pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon hot red pepper
2 cups prepared seasoned mashed potato (can use instant mashed potatoes)
1 Tablespoon parsley
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon oregano
1-15 ounce can mixed vegetables, drained (optional)
1/4 cup cold butter, cut into cubes
Kitchen Equipment Needed
6 quart round casserole glass baking dish or 9" x 9" square pan
Medium Mixing Bowl
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Step 2: Grease baking dish with butter or non-stick cooking spray
Step 3: In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cooked beef, gravy and onion. Season with salt, pepper, paprika, and hot red pepper.
Step 4: In the bottom of your greased casserole or baking dish, layer half of the mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables.
Step 5: Add the meat mixture on top.
Step 6: Follow with the remaining half of the mashed potatoes.
Step 7: Dot the mashed potatoes with small cubes of butter.
Step 8: Bake for 30 minutes or until the potatoes are browned and the Shepherds pie is heated all the way through.Makes 4-6 servings.