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Shepherd’s Pie


6 potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup milk
1 tsp margarine
1 tablespoon oil
1 medium onion (chopped)
2 cloves garlic (chopped)
3/4 pounds (340 grams) ground beef
1 can (398 mL) tomatoes
2 cups mixed vegetables (frozen)
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large pot of water, add potatoes. Bring to a boil and cook for 20 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Drain.
  3. Mix in milk and margarine. Mash potatoes until soft. Set aside.
  4. In a large pan, add: oil, onion, garlic, and beef. Cook ground beef until no longer pink. Drain fat and place mixture back into pan.
  5. Add the following to beef mixture and cook for 5 minutes: tomatoes, mixed vegetables, thyme, cumin, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce.
  6. Place beef and vegetable mixture into casserole dish. Spread mashed potatoes over the entire mixture.
  7. Place casserole in oven at 350 F for about 25 minutes.

Serves 4-6


Contains Milk