Lazy Shepherd's Pie Lazy Shepherd's Pie

Author: Canadian Living

This Canadian Living web favourite features mashed potatoes as an easy base rather than a topping.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Holiday Favourities 2011



In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cover and cook potatoes until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and return to pot. Shaking pan, dry over low heat, about 1 minute. Mash coarsely; stir in milk and green onion.

Meanwhile, in skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat, breaking up with spoon, until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Transfer to plate. Drain fat from skillet.

In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook mushrooms, onion, thyme, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are golden, about 8 minutes.

Whisk together broth, cornstarch and mustard; stir into skillet. Add beef and peas; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened and heated through, about 5 minutes. Serve over potatoes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1045 mg
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 492.0
  • Total fat 19 g
  • Cholesterol 65 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 51 g


  • Iron 39.0
  • Folate 24.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 48.0
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