Pub-Style Shepherd’s Pie with White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

2 servings


45 minutes

active time

55 minutes

total time


12 ounce Yukon Gold Potatoes

2 ½ ounce Celery

1 ounce Dried Thyme

2 tablespoon Sour Cream

1 ½ ounce Tomato Paste

1 tablespoon Flour

½ cup White Cheddar Cheese

3 ounce Carrot

1 unit Yellow Onion

1 teaspoon Garlic Powder

10 ounce Ground Beef

2 unit Beef Stock Concentrate

1 tablespoon Cooking Oil

2 tablespoon Butter




• Heat broiler to high. Wash and dry produce. • Dice potatoes into ½-inch pieces. Trim, peel, and halve carrot lengthwise; slice crosswise into ¼-inch-thick half-moons. Finely dice celery. Halve, peel, and finely chop onion.

• Place potatoes in a medium pot with enough salted water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes. • Drain and return potatoes to pot. Mash with sour cream and 2 TBSP butter (3 TBSP for 4 servings) until smooth and creamy, adding splashes of water as needed. Season generously with salt and pepper. • Keep covered off heat until ready to serve.

• While potatoes cook, heat a drizzle of oil in a medium, preferably ovenproof, pan (use a large pan for 4 servings) over medium-high heat. Add carrot; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until slightly softened, 2-3 minutes. • Add celery, onion, and a large drizzle of oil; season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until veggies are just tender, 5-7 minutes. TIP: If veggies begin to brown too quickly, add a splash of water. • Stir in garlic powder and thyme. Cook until fragrant, 30 seconds.

• Add beef* to pan with veggies; season with salt and pepper. Cook, breaking up meat into pieces, until browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes. • Add tomato paste and flour; cook, stirring, until thoroughly combined, 1 minute.

• Gradually pour ½ cup water (¾ cup for 4 servings) into pan with beef mixture. • Stir in stock concentrates and bring to a boil. Cook until mixture is very thick, 1-2 minutes. Turn off heat. • Taste and season with salt and pepper. TIP: If your pan isn’t ovenproof, transfer mixture now to a baking dish.

• Top beef filling with an even layer of mashed potatoes, leaving a gap around edge of pan. Evenly sprinkle with cheddar. • Broil until browned, 3-4 minutes. TIP: Watch carefully to avoid burning. • Serve directly from pan.


Serving Size



830 kcal

Total Fat

53 g

Saturated Fat

25 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



170 mg


1170 mg

Total Carbohydrate

50 g

Dietary Fiber

7 g

Total Sugars

12 g


39 g

2 servings


45 minutes

active time

55 minutes

total time
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