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Simple Shepherd's Pie Recipe
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Simple Shepherd's Pie

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"This is a recipe that my MIL gave me. It's French Canadian and called Pate Chinois, which translates to Chinese Pie. It's a little twist on shepherd's pie but it's simple, delicious and sticks to your ribs on a cold, wintry night! Leftovers (not typical in my house!) are even better as the flavors all blend nicely. Good comfort food!"

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Original recipe makes 1 9x13-inch casserole Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 15 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes; drain.
  3. Mash potatoes with 2 tablespoons margarine; stir in milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons margarine in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in onions and saute until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Spread onions evenly over bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  5. Cook and stir ground beef in same skillet over medium heat until no longer pink, breaking up large pieces, about 5 minutes. Layer beef into baking dish evenly over onion layer.
  6. Wipe out skillet; place corn and creamed corn in skillet over medium heat and cook and stir until bubbly, about 5 minutes. Pour corn mixture over beef in baking dish. Spread mashed potatoes over corn mixture; dot with remaining 4 tablespoons margarine. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until casserole is bubbly and lightly browned at edges and margarine is melted, about 30 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute butter for margarine if you prefer.
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Reviews More Reviews

Sep 26, 2014

Tasty and pretty quick. I omitted cream corn and added fresh baby carrots...simmered with ground beef.

 
Aug 20, 2014

Should let ground beed simmer about an hour, ya don't want tough gr. beef. Try it ,you'll like it.

 

4 Ratings

Aug 11, 2014

Added garlic salt :)

 
Jul 31, 2014

Tastes just like Memère's! I like to sprinkle the top with a little paprika and parsley to jazz it up.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 437 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 44 mg
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 4.7 g
  • 19%
  • Protein
  • 17.1 g
  • 34%
  • Sodium
  • 496 mg
  • 20%

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

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