Shepherd’s pie is a traditional dish loved by all. This British comfort food is something that should be tried by all. It is usually made with lamb or mutton but it can also be made with ground beef. If you also want to try the classic shepherd’s pie, then follow these simple steps.

Shepherd’s pie is basically a casserole made with delicious meat and healthy vegetable topped with a layer of mashed potatoes. This casserole is then baked to perfection and served hot. 


Shepherd's Pie Recipe Card

Shepherd's pie is a meat pie with a topping of mashed potato

Total Time :
65 min
Preparation Time :
20 min
Cooking Time :
45 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Main Course
Bhavishya Bir


  • Salt
  • 350 Gram Potatoes (Boiled)
  • 3 Tbsp. Butter For Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 Stick Celery
  • 1/2 Carrot (Chopped)
  • 1 Onion (Chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Garlic (Minced)
  • 250 Gram Meat (Minced)
  • 4 Tsp Worcester Sauce
  • Nutmeg (Grated)
  • Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Vegetable Stock
  • Oregano Leaves


Step 1
Take boiled potatoes in a mixing bowl and mash them. Add butter, salt and black pepper powder and mix it well and mashed it again.
Step 2
Grind celery, finely chopped carrot, onion and make a fine paste.
Step 3
Heat a pan, add oil and butter to it. Add minced garlic and swirl it around the pan for a bit.
Step 4
After that add already made paste and swirl that around. Sprinkle some salt, black pepper powder and sauté it.
Step 5
Now put the minced chicken into the pan, add 3 tsp Worcester sauce, grated nutmeg and black pepper powder, mix it well.
Step 6
Pour some vegetable stock in the pan, increase the flame and swirl it till the stock dries out. After the stock is dried down, add 1 tsp Worcester sauce again and oregano.
Step 7
Turn off the flame, layer minced meat in a baking pan and layer the mashed potatoes on it evenly. Take a fork and make a crisscross pattern on the layered potatoes.
Step 8
Preheat the oven at 200 degrees Celsius, and now bake the shepherd's pie in the oven for 15 minutes and in the last 10 minutes turn the heat to broiler.
Step 9
Now your Shepherd's Pie is ready to serve.