30 Minute Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Love this shepherd's pie recipe. fast and easy great for St. Patrick's day or Pi Day

Shepherd’s Pie has always been one of my favorite meals. It’s one of those dishes that everyone in the family loves. In fact today when the nieces came over (after they had already eaten their own dinner) they begged for some of my Shepherd’s Pie claiming it was their favorite. I’m happy to report that Teddy and the hubby also gobbled down their servings. The recipe I’ve got for you today is even better than the standard recipes though since it uses a few shortcuts making this a great weeknight meal.

Hands down the best and easiest Shepherd's Pie Recipe

And as a bonus with tomorrow being Pi Day and St. Patrick’s Day just next week this easy 30 minute Shepherd’s Pie recipe will help you be totally festive without any of the stress of some of those more involved recipes.

30 Minute Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

30 minute shepherd's pie recipe. Must keep for St. Patrick's Day and Pi Day

  • 1 lbs. ground beef
  • Campbell’s Soups for Easy Cooking Savory Portobello Mushroom
  • 2-3 medium carrots
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • Campbell’s Soups for Easy Cooking Creamy Herb & Garlic with Chicken Stock
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 1/2 C milk, warmed
  • 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Cut the potatoes into cubes and boil until tender to a fork.
  2. In a separate skillet while the potatoes are cooking chop the carrots into bite sized pieces and cook with the ground beef until beef is browned.
  3. Add in Savory Portobello Mushroom soup and simmer until carrots are tender to a fork. Taste and add any salt and pepper if you want. Set aside.
  4. Once the potatoes are cooked drain the water and then add the potatoes back to the pot. Add 1/2 a carton of Creamy Herb and Garlic with Chicken Stock to your potatoes as well as the milk. Mash together. Taste and add in more milk, soup, or salt and pepper to your desired texture and flavor.
  5. Pour your beef mixture into an oven proof dish (I like to use a 8×8 glass casserole dish or a bread pan).
  6. Next pour your corn on top of the beef layer.
  7. Spoon your potatoes on top of the corn.
  8. Finally sprinkle generously with Parmesan cheese.
  9. Broil until the cheese layer is golden brown. Serve with pride.

Easy freezable or make ahead 30 minute shepherd's pie recipe

Alternatively you can cover the Shepherd’s Pie with plastic wrap and keep in the refrigerator until you’re ready to eat it. I made mine last night and then today baked it at 400F for about 20 minutes just until everything was hot inside and then I broiled it to get the cheese delicious and browned. You don’t need to preheat the over just stick it in there.

This is a keeper! Quick and delicious shepherd's pie recipe.

You can also freeze this before cooking. It’s a perfect dish to keep in the freezer for those nights you just don’t feel like doing anything or the next time a friend is sick or has a new baby in the house.

the best shepherd's pie recipe. So quick and easy. Great addition for St. Patrick's Day and Pi Day

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  1. G’day A childhood comfort dish of yum!
    Cheers! Joanne

  2. Shepherds Pie is one of my FAVORITE comfort foods! I LOVE that you made it in 30 minutes, and it looks SO tasty!

  3. I’ve always wanted to try making my own Shepherd’s Pie. I can’t wait to try this one out. Doesn’t look too hard!

  4. I love that this can be made in 30 minutes! i just had a baby and am not planning on cooking anytime soon but once I do it will be all about easy and quick dinners like this one!

    • So easy and it can be frozen too so that’s great for new baby time. You should have someone else make it for you and stick it in the freezer!

  5. That looks so yummy!!!

    Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty!!

  6. I’ve only had this once and it was to die for. So glad you posted the recipe so I can make it myself! Thanks for linking up with Delicious Dishes Recipe Party!

  7. Carolyn S. says:

    This recipe sounds wonderful and I can’t wait to try it but I can’t find the Campbell’s soups you mention at any grocery stores in my area. They look like they are in a waxed box rather than a can. Any suggestions?

    • Interesting I wonder if they discontinued it. Well for the potatoes you can just substitute 1 C of milk and 1 TBS butter and any extra seasonings. For the veggie meat part you want 2 C some kind of cream soup or sauce. So you can make a roux cream sauce or just substitute it with more traditional cream of chicken soup mixed with milk . Hope that helps some

      • Carolyn S. says:

        Thanks for your suggestions. I wanted to let you know that the shepherd’s pie turned out great and my family really liked it. I used Campbell’s canned cream of chicken with herbs for the mashed potatoes and golden mushroom soup with the meat. This is definitely a recipe I will be making many times.

  8. If you freeze the pie, what are the baking instructions? Thanks!

    • I always let it thaw fully before I bake it and then bake on 350 until heated through usually about 1hour if it starts cold but completely thawed.

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