Beefy Shepherd
  • Total Recipe Time: 50 minutes to 1 hour
  • Makes 4 servings


  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (90% to 95% lean)
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped
  3. 1 jar (12 ounces) mushroom or beef gravy
  4. 1-1/2 cups frozen peas
  5. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  6. 2-1/2 to 3 cups prepared mashed potatoes, warmed
  7. 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add Ground Beef and onion; cook 8 to 10 minutes, breaking into 3/4-inch crumbles and stirring occasionally. Remove from skillet with slotted spoon; pour off drippings. Return beef to skillet; stir in gravy and peas and season with pepper.
  2. Spoon beef mixture into 2-quart baking dish. Top with potatoes, spreading evenly; sprinkle with cheese, if desired. Bake in 450°F oven 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbly and cheese begins to brown.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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