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Easy Shepherd's Pie Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Easy Shepherd's Pie

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"This easy-to-make winning update of a favourite comfort food is a hearty main dish chock-full of colourful vegetables. Your family will want it every night of the week!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Brown meat in large skillet; drain.
  3. Mix potatoes, cream cheese, 1/2 cup shredded cheese and garlic until well blended.
  4. Combine meat, vegetables and gravy; spoon into 9-inch square baking dish.
  5. Cover with potato mixture and remaining shredded cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until heated through.
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Footnotes

  • Barbecue Shepherd's Pie:
  • Prepare as directed, omitting the garlic and substituting 3/4 cup KRAFT Original BarBQ Sauce mixed with 1/2 tsp. onion powder for the gravy.
  • Creative Leftovers:
  • This recipe is a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes.
  • Variation:
  • Prepare using extra-lean ground beef, PHILADELPHIA Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread and shredded CRACKER BARREL Light Cheddar Cheese.
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Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
May 25, 2011

I have a time saving idea for this recipe- instead of making your own mashed potatos, just grab a tub of the ready made mashed potatos at the market! They have plain or garlic mashed & they are quite good. Not fake tasting like the box. I used the plain mashed in the tub & then followed the recipe, adding the cheese's & garlic. Heated them together in a pan on low & was done in no time & my dinner came out fantastic!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 24, 2013

I loved this recipe but, it took me 2 hours to make it (it might just be that I'm slow). My mom is signed in and I'm only 10. I love to cook I made it all by myself but, my only suggestion is change the name "easy" but, again I'm only 10 so that's how I feel. :) Thanks again! :D

 
Nov 28, 2011

very tasty and quick to make. substituted canned vegetables for frozen and 2 heaping tablespoons of plain yogurt for cream cheese.

 
Feb 22, 2011

I made this for my family and my husband loved it. He has been trying to cut back at dinner time but had 2 servings of this dish. Healthy and cheesy.

 
Feb 04, 2011

absolutely delish!

 
Nov 03, 2011

Very easy and delicious! My husband loved this. The only thing I would do is add a little of the potato water to the potatoes when you're mashing them... I thought the mashed potatoes were a little dry. Other than that I will be using this recipe again.

 
Mar 17, 2013

LOVE that a 10yo posted this recipe!! Keep cooking, honey - it was great and it will get easier and easier as you go.

 
Mar 09, 2012

i have made this recipe several times. this time i had leftover pot roast it was even better. i hade a big roast so i added extra carrots and potatoes to it. i am sure i will make it again with the ground beef because it is rare to have leftovers from pot roast at this house.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 400 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.1 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 5.5 g
  • 22%
  • Protein
  • 24.8 g
  • 50%
  • Sodium
  • 628 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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