Shepherd’s Pie


  • 1 box instant mashed potatoes
  • 4 pounds of hamburger
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 T butter
  • 4 T flour
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup frozen peas



  1. Brown the hamburger.  Add the chopped carrot and onion to the meat.  Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring frequently.  In a second small skillet over medium heat, cook the butter and flour together for 2 minutes.  Whisk the broth and Worcestershire sauce into the butter flour mixture. Thicken this gravy for 1 minute.  Add the gravy to the meat mixture.  Stir in peas.
  2. While the meat and vegetables are cooking, prepare the entire package of the mashed potatoes.
  3. Pour the meat and vegetable mixture into a casserole dish.  Spoon the potatoes evenly over the meat.  Broil the casserole 6 to 8 inches from the heat until the potatoes are lightly browned.
  4. Cover with aluminum foil and bring to church