Friday, February 18, 2011

Easy Shepherds Pie

This recipe is quick and easy and comfort food.

Easy Shepherds Pie

1 lb. Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
1 Onion chopped
1 ½ Cup Vegetables (I use diced carrots, peas, and corn.)
3 Big russet potatoes peeled and cut into chunks
4 T Butter
½ C Beef Broth
½ Cup Cheddar Cheese
Salt and Pepper for seasoning

Heat oven to 400 degrees

In a skillet brown beef or turkey and set aside.  Wipe Skillet clean.  Add 1 T. butter and saute carrots and onion until soft and onion is translucent.  Add in peas and corn and cook until all vegetables are soft.  Add in ground beef or turkey.  Mix well.

Meanwhile put cubed potatoes in pan of water and boil for 15 minutes with 1 tsp. Salt.

Once potatoes are cooked, drain and mash with 3 T butter and beef broth.

In a 13x9 baking dish arrange meat and vegetables on bottom of dish.  Layer mashed potatoes on top.  Sprinkle cheese on top of mashed potatoes.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Serves 4.

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