Shepherd's pie in a square dish with a spoon

Shepherd's pie recipes

20 Recipes

Plunge your spoon into a shepherd's pie with creamy mash and flavourful lamb mince. We've got traditional recipes, plus spiced and vegetarian alternatives.

No-fuss shepherd's pie

4.737725

(224 ratings)

We've got some lovely twists on shepherd's pie on the site, but we were missing a definitive version of this classic family recipe - here it is!...
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Spiced parsnip shepherd's pies

4.476925

(65 ratings)

For shepherd's pie - but not as you know it - try cooking up these spicy individual pies
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Golden veggie shepherd’s pie

4.76271

(59 ratings)

Make this comforting pie in bulk and freeze in separate servings, so you can defrost only what you need
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Indian-spiced shepherd’s pie

4.433335

(45 ratings)

A low-fat, superhealthy shepherd's pie that can be popped in the freezer or enjoyed on the day...
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Shepherd's pie potatoes

4.444445

(27 ratings)

A simple supper that's got all the elements of the ultimate comfort food. Easily scaled up if you've got more mouths to feed...
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Vegan shepherd's pie

4.632355

(17 ratings)

A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, butternut squash and plenty of herbs, topped with crispy potatoes - it's low calorie, low fat and perfect for when the nights draw in...
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Slow cooker shepherd's pie

5

(1 rating)

Slow-cook shepherd's pie and you'll be rewarded with succulent mince. This recipe is also low-fat and low-calorie with three of your five-a-day...
  • 6 hours
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sweet potato shepherd’s pie

3.533335

(15 ratings)

Swap mashed potato for vibrant sweet potato and bulk out your lean lamb or beef mince with red lentils for a slimmer take on this comforting classic
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy

Shepherd's pie jackets

4.535715

(7 ratings)

A jacket potato with a difference - these bake so quickly in the microwave, and the mince and cheese make a filling and tasty supper
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Shepherd’s pie with lamb’s liver

2.916665

(3 ratings)

Slow cook lamb mince with liver to pack this family favourite with flavour - chop the vegetables in a processor to save time
  • 3 hours
  • Easy

Cheat's shepherd's pie

0

(0 ratings)

A simple way to create an old childhood favourite - on the table in less than an hour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Toddler recipe: Mini shepherd’s pies

0

(0 ratings)

Make these shepherd's pies for your toddler and see how they wolf them down. As well as lamb, they're packed with lentils, carrots, courgette and pepper...
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Samosa pie

4.5

(10 ratings)

Cover spiced lamb mince, stewed potato and peas with crispy filo pastry for a low-fat, Indian-inspired dinner
  • 35 mins
  • Easy