Feb 10, 2018 · A classic Shepherd’s pie recipe layers the mashed potatoes, and meat/veggies layer on top of each other. The same flavors you know and love in your favorite Shepherd’s pie are all simmered together in this simple casserole inspired soup. This soup starts lean ground beef, onions and garlic browned in a pot. Brown ground beef. Add 1/2 can of beef gravy. Add garlic powder. Stir until well blended. Drain vegetables. Add the beef mixture to casserole dish. Add the vegetables and spread evenly. Add large spoonfuls of the mashed potatoes over the vegetables. Wait a few minutes for potatoes to cool before spreading. Make a design with bottom of fork on ... Mar 10, 2015 · This meat pie topped with mashed potato is traditionally made with lamb, when made with ground beef it’s actually called a cottage pie. Of course, you can make this with ground turkey like this Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie or try my vegetarian Portobello Shepherd’s Pie . This was delicious. As I was using 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef, I increased the onion to 2/3 cup and left the celery at1/2 cup. Just make sure celery and onion are cooked through. I also used two cans condensed vegetable beef soup and I added about a cup of frozen peas and carrots, which I cooked first. I only sprinkled on a little bit of thyme.