This Homemade Shepherd's Pie is the ultimate comfort food! It's perfect for Sunday dinner or for bringing to a potluck!
Course Main Course
Keyword easy shepherd's pie, shepherd's pie recipe, shepherd's pie recipe beef
Prep Time 30minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 1hour
2 1/2lbspeeled diced potatoes
1/4teaspoonLawry’s garlic salt
2Tablespoonsextra virgin olive oil
1medium onionfinely chopped
1Tablespoonfresh minced garlic
3Tablespoonsall purpose flour
1Cupshredded cheddar cheese
Place peeled and diced potatoes into a large pot of water. Bring to boil and boil for 13-15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain and transfer to the bowl of a stand or electric mixer. Mix in butter, salt, pepper and garlic salt. Slowly add milk until nice and creamy. Keep tasting potatoes to see if you need more seasonings. When done to your liking, set aside for a few minutes.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Heat oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onions until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, beef, salt and pepper; cook until browned. Stir in green beans then reduce heat to low.
To prepare sauce, melt butter into a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in flour, salt and pepper then slowly add in chicken broth until thick and creamy. Add sauce to meat mixture then transfer to bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Pour mashed potatoes over meat mixture then top with shredded cheese. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted through.