Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Time needed: 35 min preparation

Serving Size / Yield: 4-6 servings

INGREDIENTS available at Western:

  • 1 pound of lean ground beef
  • 1/2 cup or 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1-2 cups of canned mixed vegetables ---chopped corn, carrots, peas
  • 3 cups mashed cooked potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded Open Country cheese


  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire or steak sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chopped celery
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease a medium-sized baking dish. Then, in a large skillet, cook the ground beef, onion and celery over a medium high heat until the meat and vegetables are done and mixed well. Drain. Boil some potatoes until they are done, drain them and then mash your potatoes with about a 1/2 cup of milk, 2 tablespoons of butter and salt and pepper to taste.  (As a substitute, make about 3 cups of instant potatoes)
  2. Pour the mixture of beef, onion and celery into a baking dish with vegetable soup or the chopped up vegetables and stir well. Then, spread the mashed potatoes on top. Next, bake the mixture for about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with shredded cheese on top and bake 5 minutes more or until the cheese has melted.