Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie

A good old budget friendly comfort food!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Meat

  • 2 lbs Ground Turkey or ground beef
  • 2 tbsp Butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder

Gravy

  • 1 0.87 oz Brown gravy packet
  • 2 Beef bullion cubes
  • 1 cup Hot water

Layers

  • 4 cups Prepared Mashed Potatoes
  • 2 cups Canned or frozen corn kernels
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 4 tbsp Butter or margarine sliced

Instructions

Meat

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat butter/margarine in large frying pan.
  3. Add ground turkey/beef. Chop meat into a crumbled consistency.
  4. Add garlic, onion powder, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  5. Cook meat until well browned, pour and drain excess fat from pan.

Gravy

  1. Place 2 bullion cubes in the cup of hot water, dissolve. Add in gravy mix packet, mix well.
  2. Place browned meat over low heat and add gravy mixture stirring until well incorporated. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Layers

  1. Layer browned meat and gravy mixture in bottom of an 8x8 baking dish.
  2. Place corn over meat layer.
  3. Layer prepared mashed potatoes over corn, spreading to cover corn and meat layer completely.
  4. Evenly brush milk over potato layer. Place sliced butter over top of mashed potatoes. This will make a golden brown crust over potatoes while baking in the oven.

  5. Place baking dish in oven for 20 minutes, to heat through.
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