Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

Skillet Shepherd's pie is a great way to enjoy the classic in a one pot: with a beefy base, cheesy middle and topped with a layer of fluffy mashed potatoes.

Happy September! Autumn is almost here and that means more comfort food, casseroles, slow cookers, soups and stews for the blog. And speaking of comfort food, if there’s one thing I know how to do, it’s how to make a good Shepherd’s pie. I like my filling hearty and beefy and my mashed potatoes fluffy.

Skillet Shepherd's pie is a great way to enjoy the classic in a one pot: with a beefy base, cheesy middle and topped with a layer of fluffy mashed potatoes.

I never really had a recipe. It’s something I perfected over the years. A little bit of chives in the mashed potatoes gives it some color contrast and freshness. A cheesy layer in between for my cheese fix. A dash of Worcestershire sauce to add some depth of flavor to the filling. Some beef bouillon cubes to give it that concentrated beef flavor.

My Shepherd’s pie always disappears pretty darn fast in my house so I think I’m on the right track.

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