Old Timey Shepherd's Pie

Old Timey Shepherd's Pie

The classic taste of shepherd's pie never goes out of style, so if you're looking for a great vintage dish to serve at your next family gathering, why not make this awesome Old Timey Shepherd's Pie? With layers of potato, ground beef and vegetables, this seasoned to perfection casserole dish is sure to receive rave reviews. You'll never need to look recipes for shepherd's pie again... this old-fashioned version is all you need!

Cooking Time40 min

Cooking MethodCasserole


  • 1 1/4 pound lean ground beef
  • 5 large potatoes, mashed and seasoned
  • milk, as needed
  • butter, as needed
  • 1 1/4 cup mixed vegetables, cooked
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 dash paprika
  • 1 cup brown gravy


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Peel, cook and mash the potatoes. Add enough milk and butter to mashed potatoes to make them moist but not runny. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Brown the ground beef. Drain any oil. Add seasoned salt, garlic powder, onion powder, savory, sage, thyme, pepper and oregano. Heat 1-2 minutes more.
  4. Place ground beef in the bottom of a deep casserole dish. Layer with cooked mixed vegetables. Then layer with mashed potatoes.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until potatoes turn golden brown and crusty. May sprinkle top with paprika a few minutes before cooking is finished.
  6. Serve with brown gravy on the side.



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This isn't a recipe for shepherd's pie but rather a recipe for cottage pie. Any true Brit would tell you that shepherd's pie is always made with minced lamb. Having said that, it does look like a decent recipe for cottage pie.

Sounds grest gotta try it maybe tonight


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