Shawnee Shepherd’s Pie (personal size)

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  1. 2 Large russet potatoes
  2. 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  3. 1/4 Cup Diced yellow onion
  4. 1/4 Cup Finely chopped carrot
  5. 1/2 Cup Frozen green peas
  6. 1/2 lb Ground beef, ground turkey, or vegetarian meat crumbles
  7. 5 Cloves Finely chopped garlic
  8. 1/4 Cup Sour cream
  9. 2 Tablespoons Unsalted butter
  10. 3/4 Cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  11. 1/4 teaspoon Smoked paprika
  12. 1 Tablespoon Green onion - thinly sliced
  13. 1/4 Cup Shawnee Mills Brown Gravy mix
  14. 1 Tablespoon Tomato paste
  15. 1/2 Cup Milk

45-70 minutes to prep and cook

This is comfort food at it’s finest. Shepherd’s pie has been around for centuries, yet we still found a way to bring that country flare to it. This recipe features Shawnee Mills Brown Gravy mix as a special ingredient. Enjoy this personal-sized pie that is packed with vegetables, meat, potatoes, and cheese. It’s a full meal in one!

(sheep-watching not required)



  1. In a large pot, bring 4 quarts of water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon of salt 
  2. Peel and quarter 2 russet potatoes and carefully place in boiling water for 10 minutes 
  3. Drain potatoes and set aside in a medium bowl
  4. In a medium skillet, turn the heat to medium and add olive oil and onion to the pan until softened (3-5 minutes). Then, stir in tomato paste.
  5. Next, add preferred ground meat and sauté for 5 minutes
  6. Stir in 3 cloves of minced garlic, carrots, and green peas, cooking for an additional 5 minutes 
  7. In a small bowl, whisk 1/2 cup of hot water and 1/4 cup of Shawnee Mills Brown Gravy mix. Then, pour the gravy into the meat and vegetable pan. 
  8. Spoon the meat and vegetables into a small 14 oz cast iron skillet and set aside
  9. Add milk, 2 cloves of minced garlic, sour cream, and unsalted butter to the medium bowl that contains the potatoes. Whisk on low using a hand mixer until smooth.
  10. In the smoothed potatoes, stir in ½ cup of parmesan cheese.
  11. Next, scoop the potatoes with cheese and layer on top of the vegetable and meat mixture in the cast iron skillet 
  12. On the top layer, add ¼ cup parmesan cheese, smoked paprika, and sliced green onion 
  13. Place in the oven at 400 °F  for 7-9 minutes to brown the top of the Shepherds Pie