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Effortless Shepherd's Pie

Effortless Shepherd's Pie

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  • 1 lb. (450 g) extra lean ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups (500 mL) frozen green peas and carrots, thawed
  • 1 package Knorr® Brown Gravy Mix
  • 1 1/4 cups (300 mL) water
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) crumbled dried thyme leaves or dried rosemary or oregano (optional)
  • 3 cups (750 mL) hot mashed potatoes *
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) shredded cheddar cheese



Amount per serving

Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11 g
Saturated Fat4.5 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol65 mg
Sodium1240 mg
Total Carbs51 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Sugars6 g
Protein32 g
Vitamin A130 %
Vitamin C40 %
Calcium8 %
Iron20 %

Let's Get Cooking

  • 1 Spray 8-in (2 L) square baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2 Heat large skillet over medium-high heat and cook ground beef with onion, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender, about 8 minutes. Stir in peas and carrots and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Whisk together Knorr® Brown Gravy Mix and water in medium bowl; stir into skillet. Stir in thyme and cook covered over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until peas and carrots are tender, about 8 minutes.
  • 3 Pour into prepared baking dish. Evenly top with hot mashed potatoes and sprinkle with cheese. Broil until cheese is melted and topping is lightly golden, about 5 minutes.
*Use leftover mashed potatoes or try Knorr Savory Mashed Potatoes.
Each serving of this dish is very high in fibre, a good source of iron and a source of calcium.