Simple and Savoury Shepherd’s Pie
Servings Prep Time
5people 10minutes
Cook Time
50minutes
Servings Prep Time
5people 10minutes
Cook Time
50minutes
Instructions
  1. Peel and quarter potatoes, boil in salted water until tender (about 20 minutes).
  2. While the potatoes are boiling, melt 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 a stick) in large pan over medium heat.
  3. Sauté onions in butter until tender over medium heat for about 8 minutes.
  4. Add the corn to the onion about 6 minutes into the cooking time of the onions.
  5. Add ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Add the beef broth and cook, uncovered, over low heat for 10 minutes, if you find the beef is dying out, add more beef broth as necessary to keep moist.
  7. Mash potatoes in bowl with remainder of butter, season to taste.
  8. Place beef mixture in baking dish. Use a spatula to flatten it out to level the mixture in the dish.
  9. Spread the mashed potatoes on top.
  10. Put into the oven at 400ºF and cook until bubbling and brown (about 30 minutes). Broil for last few minutes if you want a browned top.
Recipe Notes

If you are using ramekins, leave them under the broiler for about 10 minutes instead of 30 minutes.