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Scottish Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Scottish Shepherd's Pie

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"This pie was made by my Nana, and my whole family loves it!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place ham in a 2 quart casserole dish and top with corn. Heat in preheated oven 10 minutes. Remove and top with mashed potatoes. Heat in oven for 20 more minutes, then remove.
  3. Turn oven to "broil" setting. Dot potatoes with butter or margarine, then place pie under broiler just until golden brown on top, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 15, 2005

This is a great concept dish, but definitely needed some tweaking. I added 1 egg and a box of Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix along with 2 cups of frozen peas. It was perfect! Next time I might add some lowfat sour cream to the potatoes to give it a little more flavor, but otherwise I will be sure to make this dish again!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 31, 2008

I was born and raised in Scotland and have never heard of a shepherd's pie made with ham and corn, so I don't know how this title came about! I tried the recipe anyway thinking it would be quick and easy but it was so watery and sweet flavored I won't be adding it to my recipe box unfortunately.


23 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

This is such a wonderful casserole that is easy as can be! I had lots of leftover mashed potatoes and ham from Christmas Eve dinner and didn't know what to do with it. I did a search on here for a recipe with both of those things and this was the only one that came up so I tried it. It took 5 minutes to prepare with my leftovers and the creamed corn. I added a handful of frozen corn to it to firm it up a bit, and added salt and pepper, crushed crackers, and a handful of frozen cheddar cheese to the top. My 1 and 4 year olds love it, and so do I! We were really getting sick of the same old breakfast and noodle casseroles to use up the ham leftovers and this was a refreshing alternative. Since my potatoes were cold, straight from the fridge, and because I wanted the cheese/cracker top to get crisp I increased the backing time to 45 minutes and it was perfect. I also wasn't sure about the amounts of everything (since I used leftovers) so I just guessed and the amounts are great. The ham/potatoe/corn flavors together are delicious. I plan on freezing the rest of my leftover ham so I can make this whenever I want!

Jun 12, 2008

I'm sure this is a tasty dish, but it isn't Shepherd's Pie, which is made with minced lamb or mutton.

Jan 25, 2004

Super-easy recipe that kids love and so quick to make! I used instant mashies, but I would suggest making the potatoes a little stiffer so the cassarole isn't too watery. Also, I used 1 can of regular corn and 1 can of creamed corn.

Dec 17, 2007

This is such a great "starter" recipe. I was looking for a recipe for my leftover ham and found this. I didn't have creamed corn so i used regular (drained) corn mixed with cream of potato soup. (I contemplated cream o onion or cream o potato, but potato worked great) Then I added a dollup of sour cream to the mashed potatoes. Also some seasoned salt and pepper. It turned out great. I served it with shredded cheddar cheese. I halved the recipe. My husband and I both went back for seconds. No leftovers!

Jan 01, 2011

I made this with green beans instead of corn and added a bit of paprika on the potatos. Came out delicious! Also the recipe didnt indicate whether to broil at low or high setting. I opted for high and was very happy with how it came out. I will make this again for sure.

Nov 17, 2008

I loved this recipe. My son is a picky eater and he had seconds. real easy to make. I did add some cheese on top. It was great,thank you.


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  • Calories
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 53.7 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 12.2 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 5.3 g
  • 21%
  • Protein
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Sodium
  • 1100 mg
  • 44%

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

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