Meat - Best seasoning for shepherd's pie recipes

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"This one-dish meal pleases the meat-and-potato lovers in my family...and they also get their veggies," writes field editor Margaret Wagner Allen of Abingdon, Virginia. Make and share this Seasoned Shepherd's Pie recipe from

Seasoned Shepherd's Pie

Seasoned Shepherd's Pie
Make and share this Seasoned Shepherd's Pie recipe from
Provided by: SharleneW
Total time: 50 minutes
Cook time: 35 minutes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Number of ingredients: 14
  • 1 1/2 lbs boiling potatoes
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Calories: 385 calories
  • Fat: 17.8 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 7.5 grams
  • Cholesterol: 84.2 milligrams
  • Sodium: 791.3 milligrams
  • Carbohydrate: 29.4 grams
  • Fiber: 2.9 grams
  • Sugar: 2.8 grams
  • Protein: 25.9 grams
How to cook:
  1. Cut potatoes into chunks.
  2. Put saucepan with salted water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes; drain.
  4. Cook onions in oil in frying pan over medium heat until soft, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add garlic and cook another minute.
  6. Crumble in beef and cook until no longer pink; drain off excess fat.
  7. Stir flour into meat and then add stock slowly.
  8. Stir in salt, pepper, allspice, vinegar and Worcestershire sauce.
  9. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Pour into 1 1/2 quart casserole.
  11. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  12. Mash potatoes with salt and pepper and the 1 tablespoon of the butter and milk.
  13. (The potatoes will be quite dense).
  14. Spread over meat.
  15. Brush top with remaining butter.
  16. Bake until top is golden, 25 to 30 minutes.
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Healthy Shepherd's Pie with Rosemary Herb Seasoning

Healthy Shepherd's Pie with Rosemary Herb Seasoning
Making a Shepherd's Pie is a great way to use up some leftovers, or you can simply make it for a tasty comforting dinner!
Provided by: Cathy Yoder
Total time: 75 minutes
Cook time: 55 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Yields: 10 servings
Cuisine: American
Number of ingredients: 17
  • 1 1/2 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion (diced fine)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 bag frozen peas and carrots (12 oz bag)
  • 3 cups frozen corn
  • 3 cups brown gravy (I just make own with beef broth and cornstarch)
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary seasoning blend (*see blend recipe below)
  • 4 cups mashed potatoes (about 2.5 pounds raw)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1-2 cups cheddar cheese for top as desired
  • 1/4 cup dried rosemary.
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon dried granulated garlic
  • Calories: 431 kcal
  • Carbohydrate: 39 g
  • Protein: 19 g
  • Fat: 23 g
  • Sodium: 1275 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Serving Size: 1 serving
How to cook:
  1. Ground Beef Mixture
  2. Brown beef until only slightly pink remaining, drain off fat, then add onion and finish browning and until onions are tender.
  3. Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste.
  4. Prepare gravy (according to directions on cornstarch packaging)
  5. Add rosemary seasoning and mix well. Then add gravy to the meat mixture.
  6. Mashed Potatoes
  7. Prepare mashed potatoes and add softened cream cheese to very warm to hot potatoes.
  8. Blend well and set aside.
  9. Layering Shepherd's Pie
  10. Thaw frozen veggies if desired, otherwise add into 9x13 dish.
  11. Pour meat and gravy over veggies.
  12. Spoon mashed potatoes over the meat layer.
  13. Cover with foil. Place on a shallow baking dish to catch drips.
  14. Bake at 350°F/175°C for 40-45 minutes or until heated thru.
  15. Remove foil and add cheddar cheese on top. Melt til bubbly and/or crispy as desired.
  16. Rosemary Herb Seasoning Blend
  17. If the rosemary is too twiggy, crush it up a bit with a blender or spice grinder and pulse a few times. Also fine to leave as is.
  18. Blend all seasonings by placing in a small rubbermaid container and shake to mix.
Notes: Easy Rustic Shepherd's Pie Recipe, Add the ground lamb and crumble the meat using a wooden spoon. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until the meat browns, drain any excess grease leaving …

Herbed Shepherd's Pie

Herbed Shepherd's Pie
"This one-dish meal pleases the meat-and-potato lovers in my family...and they also get their veggies," writes field editor Margaret Wagner Allen of Abingdon, Virginia.
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 55 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Prep time: 45 minutes
Yields: 6 servings
Number of ingredients: 17
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth, divided
  • 3 to 4 bay leaves
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 large carrot, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
How to cook:
  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in 1 cup broth, bay leaves, cloves, pepper and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place potatoes in a large saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover; cook 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash potatoes with milk, butter, chives and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Stir in cheese; keep warm.
  3. Add vegetables and remaining salt to the beef mixture. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk flour and remaining broth until smooth. Gradually stir into beef mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Discard bay leaves and cloves.
  4. Transfer beef mixture to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Top with mashed potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 10 minutes or until heated through.
Notes: SHEPHERD'S PIE SEASONING MIX RECIPES, Steps: Heat oil in a skillet set over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, thyme, rosemary, and half of the salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, for 5 to 7 minutes. …
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