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Winter Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

3 reviews

We seem to eat for comfort during the holidays...but comfort foods aren't necessarily healthy. To make a classic comfort food dish more healthy, I came up with this lovely take: turkey shepherd's pie. It's perfect for putting out on your holiday buffet table. —Ann Sheehy, Lawrence, Massachusetts

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,...


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...


Quick Shepherd’s Pie

4 reviews

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


Classic Cottage Pie

8 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...


Shepherd’s Pies

4 reviews

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

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

10 reviews

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


Speedy Shepherd’s Pie

33 reviews

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


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...


Best Shepherd’s Pie

37 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

9 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

117 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...


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...


Shepherd’s Pie

9 reviews

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


Butternut Squash, Cauliflower & Beef Shepherd’s Pie

7 reviews

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

Cottage Pie

5 reviews

I get a pound of ground turkey—the light kind—and a pound of the dark kind for this recipe, but you...