If you’ve never had a Shepherd’s pie, this is the place to start. Enjoy a savory staple with a mashed potato topping and a succulent meaty base that is sure to be a hit with almost any crowd.
Technically, this is a cottage pie, because it uses beef instead of lamb, but it tastes like an instant classic and it is a nice introduction for beginner cooks or picky eaters.
Use a fork to fluff up the mashed potatoes just before they go into the oven to get that signature shepherd's pie texture on top. More surface area also means a crispier crust!