Classic Beef & Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie

Picture this: a warm, comforting dish that has been cherished for generations. The Classic Beef & Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie brings together the rich, hearty flavors of tender ground beef and earthy mushrooms, cocooned in a blanket of creamy mashed potatoes. This recipe is more than a meal; it’s a journey through time and taste.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and brown the ground beef. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add chopped onion and minced garlic, sauté until fragrant.
  3. Toss in the sliced mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture.
  4. Stir in frozen peas and carrots, then pour in beef broth and tomato paste. Simmer.
  5. Add chopped thyme, salt, and pepper for seasoning.
  6. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  7. Transfer the beef and mushroom mixture to a baking dish.
  8. Spread the creamy mashed potatoes over the mixture, creating a golden crust with a fork.
  9. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  10. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  11. Let it rest before serving, allowing the flavors to meld together.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Indulge in the timeless goodness of this Classic Beef & Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie. A symphony of savory beef, tender mushrooms, and wholesome vegetables tucked under a blanket of creamy mashed potatoes.

Nutrition information: Calories: 350 | Fat: 18g | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 24g

Imagine gathering around the table, the aroma wafting from the piping-hot Shepherd’s Pie as it’s placed at the center. The first bite transports you – the hearty beef, the earthy mushrooms, and the velvety potatoes dance on your taste buds. It’s more than a recipe; it’s a piece of culinary history that you can now make a part of your own story. Share this meal with loved ones, and let the Classic Beef & Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie create new memories for generations to come.

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