Cravings | One Potato, Two Potato Shepherd’s Pie
One Potato, Two Potato Shepherd’s Pie
  • SERVES: 6
  • PREP: 30 minutes
  • TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meaty filling plus creamy topping equals best dinner ever.

I love a hearty dish, and this is like the best meat and potatoes you ever ate. I use a mix of sweet potatoes and regular ‘ol white potatoes for the topping, but feel free to use just one or the other.

For the meat filling:

  • pounds 80/20 ground beef

  • 3

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 1

    medium onion, diced

  • 1

    large stalk celery, chopped (½ cup)

  • 2

    large carrots, chopped (2 cups)

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    teaspoon ground coriander

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ¼

    teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ¼

    cup tomato paste

  • 2

    cups low sodium beef stock

  • 2

    teaspoons soy sauce

  • ¼

    teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1

    cup frozen peas

For the potato topping:

  • 1

    large white potato (1 pound), peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes

  • 1

    large sweet potato (1 pound) , peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

  • ¼

    cup (½ stick) unsalted butter

  • ½

    cup whole milk

  • 4

    cloves roasted garlic*

  • 1

    teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼

    teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • Special Equipment: 6 large ramekins

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