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Butternut Squash, Cauliflower & Beef Shepherd’s Pie

9 reviews

I love to get creative with classic dishes, such as this colorful version of shepherd's pie. Adding squash and cauliflower boosts the nutritional value and cuts the calories. —Jenn Tidwell, Fair Oaks, California

Spicy Shepherd’s Pie

32 reviews

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


Quick Shepherd’s Pie

5 reviews

Shepherd’s Pie is great with leftover homemade mashed potatoes, but it’s tasty with ready-made mashed potatoes from the grocery store,...


Shepherd’s Pies

6 reviews

When you need a real meat-and-potatoes fix, try this hearty layered casserole that blends from-scratch mashed potatoes with cream cheese...


Chili Cottage Pie

3 reviews

This filling cottage pie is super simple and loaded with flavor. The kids love to help layer it up. —Jacob...

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...


Speedy Shepherd’s Pie

25 reviews

Turn mashed potatoes and a few pantry staples into cozy comfort food. This recipe is really flexible, so if you...

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

11 reviews

As a child, shepherd's pie was one of my favorites. But now, having cut white potatoes out of our diet,...


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...


Classic Cottage Pie

10 reviews

Cottage pie is a combination of ground lamb or beef with mashed potatoes, topped with a bubbling layer of cheese...


Baked Shepherd’s Casserole

1 review

Now that all my kids are grown and most are married, they often come home for Sunday dinner, and this...

French Onion Shepherd’s Pie

6 reviews

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


Shepherd’s Pie

12 reviews

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


Simple Shepherd’s Pie

20 reviews

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


Best Shepherd’s Pie

45 reviews

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


Slow-Cooked Shepherd’s Pie

10 reviews

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

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Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

133 reviews

This is the best shepherd's pie recipe I've ever tasted. It's very quick to make, and I usually have most—if...


Hamburger Shepherd’s Pie

4 reviews

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