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This freezer friendly Shepherd’s Pie recipe is affordable and easy-to-prepare. It’s a great make-ahead freezer meal that the whole family will enjoy. A traditional Irish Shepherd Pie is typically made with lamb but this ground beef version is just as good. You can even make Shepherd’s Pie with leftover pot roast!
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1 recipe Freezer Mashed Potatoes (you’ll have a bit leftover to snack on) 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped 2 carrots, shredded or finely diced 1.5 pounds lean ground beef 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 tsp ground allspice 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup beef stock 1 tbsp flour 1/2 cup frozen corn 1/2 cup frozen peas
Prepare mashed potatoes. Set aside. Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes until onions start to become translucent.
Meanwhile, heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil and onions. Cook for 2-3 minutes until onions start to become translucent.
Add the carrots, cooking for an additional 5 minutes. Add the ground beef and cook until no longer pink. Drain off any excess fat. Add the worcestershire sauce, salt and allspice seasoning into the cooked meat mixture and stir until incorporated. Sprinkle flour over the top of the mixture and pour in the beef stock. Stir together and allow sauce to bubble and thicken some.
Once the sauce has thicken add the frozen vegetables. Give it a quick stir to combine and remove from the heat. Spread the meat mixture out evenly along the bottom of a 9×13 or 2 8×8 casserole dishes or foil pans and then top with mashed potatoes. Cook at 350° for 20-25 minutes.