Shepherd s Pie recipe

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for Easy Shepherd’s Pie:


  • 1 lb of browned and seasoned ground beef
  • 2 cups of hot mashed potatoes (I used ones already made)
  • ½ package of cream cheese (4 ounces)
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic (I used the minced garlic)
  • 4 cups of frozen vegetables (that have been thawed)
  • 1 cup of beef gravy in a jar


  1. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F.
  2. Prepare Mashed Potatoes:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine hot mashed potatoes, cream cheese, minced garlic, and half of the shredded cheddar cheese. Mix until well combined.
  3. Prepare Meat and Vegetable Mixture:
    • In another mixing bowl, combine the browned and seasoned ground beef with the thawed frozen vegetables and beef gravy. Mix well to ensure even distribution.
  4. Assemble the Shepherd’s Pie:
    • Transfer the vegetable, meat, and gravy mixture into a 9″ square baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  5. Cover with Mashed Potatoes:
    • Cover the vegetable mixture with the mashed potato mixture, spreading it evenly over the top.
  6. Top with Shredded Cheese:
    • Sprinkle the remaining ¼ cup of shredded cheddar cheese over the mashed potatoes.
  7. Bake:
    • Place the baking dish in the preheated oven, uncovered, and bake for 20 minutes or until the top is golden and the dish is heated through.
  8. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Once baked, remove from the oven and let it cool slightly. Serve and enjoy your delicious and comforting Shepherd’s Pie!

This Easy Shepherd’s Pie is a hearty and satisfying meal, perfect for a cozy family dinner. Feel free to customize it with your favorite spices or additional toppings. Enjoy!

Certainly! Here are some questions and answers related to Chicken Noodle Casserole:

Q1: What are the key ingredients needed for Chicken Noodle Casserole?

  • A1: The key ingredients include shredded chicken breast, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, shredded Cheddar cheese, frozen peas and carrots, elbow macaroni noodles, and seasoning with garlic and onion powder, salt, and pepper.

Q2: Can I use pre-cooked or rotisserie chicken for this casserole?

  • A2: Yes, you can use pre-cooked or rotisserie chicken. Simply shred the cooked chicken and incorporate it into the casserole mixture.

Q3: How do I prepare the noodles for Chicken Noodle Casserole?

  • A3: Boil and drain the elbow macaroni noodles separately. Then, mix them with the shredded chicken, cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, Cheddar cheese, and frozen peas and carrots.

Q4: Is there a specific baking time for Chicken Noodle Casserole?

  • A4: Preheat the oven to 350°F. Once the casserole is assembled, bake it for about 20 minutes or until it’s heated through, and the cheese on top is melted and bubbly.

Q5: Can I customize the recipe by adding extra ingredients or spices?

  • A5: Yes, feel free to customize the recipe. You can add spices like garlic powder, onion powder, or herbs for additional flavor. You may also incorporate ingredients like diced onions, celery, or mushrooms based on your preferences.

Q6: How should I store leftover Chicken Noodle Casserole?

  • A6: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat individual portions in the microwave or oven as needed.

Q7: Can I make Chicken Noodle Casserole ahead of time?

  • A7: Yes, you can prepare the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it. When ready to serve, bake it according to the instructions, adding a few extra minutes if needed.

Enjoy your delicious Chicken Noodle Casserole!

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