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Super Simple Shepherd's Pie

This simple recipe uses just a few kid-friendly simple ingredients for a crowd-pleasing hearty meal.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 6 people


  • Favorite Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 lb ground beef (turkey works, too)
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 T flour
  • 1 bag frozen vegetables
  • 3/4 cup beef broth (chicken works, too)
  • 2 T ketchup
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Brown meat in skillet.
  • Stir in flour. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add vegetables, broth, and ketchup. Stir for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Spoon meat mixture into casserole dish. Top with mashed potatoes. Bake for 18 minutes.
  • Top with cheese and bake 2-3 more minutes.


Use your favorite mashed potato recipe. 
Sub ground turkey for beef. 
Any broth or bouillon/water mixture will work.