Shepherd's Pie Recipes

Learn everything there is to know about the original shepherd’s pie recipe, plus fun variations on the classic.

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    Our Best Cottage Pie Recipes

    Stuffed with veggies and meat, and topped with mashed potatoes, there are few things more comforting than a cottage pie. This collection of cottage pie recipes features plenty of takes of this classic comfort food.

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    Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

    4 reviews

    We seem to eat for comfort during the holidays...but comfort foods aren't necessarily healthy. To make a classic comfort...


    Shepherd’s Bean Pie

    2 reviews

    This comforting casserole is a variation on the traditional English pie. It is chock-full of fresh green and wax beans,...


    Easy Shepherd’s Pie

    4 reviews

    Lorraine's chunky beef mix add heartiness to this quick comforting supper. To give this flavorful shepherd's pie a pretty look,...


    Southwest-Style Shepherd’s Pie

    3 reviews

    I was born in Montreal and lived in New England and the Southwest, so I’ve merged these influences into recipes...

    Meat Loaf Shepherd’s Pie

    5 reviews

    "I'm a new wife and mom, so I don't have a lot of time to spend cooking," relates Jennifer Haines...


    Traditional Shepherd’s Pie

    7 reviews

    Instead of using a pastry crust, this recipe creates a savory crust with mashed potatoes. The bacon flavor in the...

    Italian Shepherd’s Pie

    7 reviews

    For a stick-to-your-ribs main dish that's deliciously different, give this pie a try! The Italian sausage goes so well with...


    French Onion Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

    6 reviews

    In this healthier version of a traditional recipe, I punch up the flavor of turkey with caramelized onions and brandy,...


    Spicy Shepherd’s Pie

    30 reviews

    Taco seasoning adds zip to this hearty main dish. It's easy to top with instant mashed potatoes, which I stir...


    Greek Shepherd’s Pie

    4 reviews

    It's hard to resist a big scoop of this comforting casserole with its fluffy mashed potato topping. Eggplant, lamb and...

    Farmhouse Pork and Apple Pie

    12 reviews

    I've always loved pork and apples together, and this recipe combines them nicely to create a comforting main dish. It...


    Simple Ground Beef Shepherd’s Pie

    4 reviews

    "Our son Charlie loves to help in the kitchen," relates Lera Joe Bayer from Wirtz, Virginia. "When we have leftover...


    Easy Italian Shepherd’s Pie

    You just can't beat the convenience of this one-dish meal. I often prepare this pie the night before so that...


    Lamb Shepherd’s Pie

    This is what I call "comfort food". My grandmother used to make it.


    Herbed Shepherd’s Pie

    2 reviews

    "This one-dish meal pleases the meat-and-potato lovers in my family...and they also get their veggies," writes field editor Margaret Wagner...

    Asparagus Shepherd’s Pie

    12 reviews

    Shepherd's Pie takes a testy twist with this version. Between the fluffy mashed potato topping and the savory ground beef...


    Shepherd’s Pie Casserole

    8 reviews

    Meet the Cook: As the second oldest of eight children in a busy farm family, I had plenty of opportunity...


    Tomato Beef Shepherd’s Pie

    This recipe’s meaty mixture is handy to keep in the freezer to jump start other main dishes. To give the...


    Best Shepherd’s Pie

    36 reviews

    This is the best shepherds pie recipe I've ever had, and it comes from a friend who was a whiz...


    French Onion Shepherd’s Pie

    5 reviews

    This hearty casserole has all of the rich flavor of the French onion soup my family loves. The cheese-topped mashed...


    Slow-Cooked Shepherd’s Pie

    9 reviews

    Shepherd's pie is to the British as meat loaf is to Americans, so when I was a young child living...


    Hamburger Shepherd’s Pie

    2 reviews

    Transform leftovers into a light but filling one-dish meal sized for two. Elaine Williams of Surrey, British Columbia shows you...


    Simple Shepherd’s Pie

    16 reviews

    If I know my day will be hectic, I'll pull the meat mixture for this convenient, family-pleasing pie out of...

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    Two-Tater Shepherd’s Pie

    12 reviews

    I love shepherd's pie, but our oldest son, Andrew, doesn't like some of the ingredients. So I adjusted my recipe...


    Butternut Squash, Cauliflower & Beef Shepherd’s Pie

    8 reviews

    I love to get creative with classic dishes, such as this colorful version of shepherd's pie. Adding squash and cauliflower...


    Biscuit-Topped Shepherd’s Pies

    4 reviews

    Here’s a moist, hearty, comforting and cozy meal-in-one to warm your family on chilly fall days. No ramekins? Just spoon...


    Taco Shepherd’s Pie

    3 reviews

    Watch store flyers—when lean ground beef is on sale, you’ll want to stock up. This family-pleasing entree is one for...


    Shepherd’s Pie Twice-Baked Potatoes

    26 reviews

    This recipe features the best of two classics—baked potatoes and shepherd’s pie. Serve with a green salad, and satisfaction is...


    Sausage Florentine Shepherd’s Pie

    1 review

    In this Italian take on traditional shepherd’s pie, sausage takes the place of ground beef (or lamb), and spinach replaces...