Congratulations to Heather Smith for Winning the 2009 Cookoff

Too Easy Shepard's Pie

This recipe was created for our daughter who is a picky eater. It was a good way to incorporate veggies and protien into her diet. She is now 21 and still loves her Dad's Sheperd's Pie. She should, she is Irish after all.

COOK TIME 40 min
PREP TIME 10 min


6 oz FRENCH'S® French Fried Onions

2 tbsp FRENCH'S® Reduced Sodium Worcestershire Sauce (30 % less Sodium)

1 lb Ground Beef or Ground Turkey

2 lb Yellow or Red potatoes

1 lb mixed veggies, carrot, peas, corn, green beans

6 oz tomato paste with italain seasoning

2 tbsp butter

3/4 cup warm milk

6 oz water


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and quarter potatoes and boil in salted water for 20 minutes or until tender. In a skillet brown meat for about 4 minutes then add: bag of veggies, tomato paste, 6 oz (1 can) of water, worcestershire, and 1/2 of crumbled Fried Onions. Stir and cook for 5-10 minutes. When potatos are done mash with milk and butter. Then to a 2 1/2 quart greased casserole dish add 1/2 of the mashed potatoes, then beef mixture and then top with remaining mashed potatoes. Top pie with remaining crushed Fried Onion's. Bake for 20 minutes til golden brown. Enjoy!

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