Irish Shepherd’s Pie

Irish Shepherd's Pie

Add different vegetables like corn or green beans if desired. You may also want sprinkle with a little cheese before baking.
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 large carrots diced
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 lb ground beef lean
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup fresh peas shelled (or frozen)
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 6 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 egg beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp Mariposa Farms Fresh Thyme leaves


  • Heat oven to 400. In large skillet heat olive oil on medium-high. Saute carrots until they begin to soften
  • Add in onions and saute for 2 minutes. Add beef, salt, pepper, and thyme. Cook until meat is browned and then drain.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Add butter and peas. Stir until butter is melted. Sprinkle with flour and stir until mixed well.
  • Add tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and chicken broth. Allow to thicken and add more salt and pepper if needed.
  • Remove from heat. Pour filling into a greased baking dish. Spread potatoes over the top. Brush the top with beaten egg.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.