Ground beef and vegetables are covered with a layer of creamy mashed potatoes and baked. A savory gravy and melted shredded cheese make this shepherd's pie a family favorite.
Easy ingredients. You can make this all from scratch or use shortcuts like instant mashed potatoes and canned gravy.
FOR THE MEAT AND VEGETABLES Place oil in a large pot or dutch oven. Add ground beef, onions, and garlic.
For the mashed potatoes While the meat and vegetable mixture simmer, peel and cut potatoes into evenly sized pieces (about 8 pieces per potato).
Bring a large pot of water to boil and add the potatoes. Cook potatoes for approximately 20 minutes or until a knife can be easily inserted.