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


(240 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


(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


(65 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


(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


(29 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


(23 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 ratings)

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


(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


(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


(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 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


(1 rating)

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


(11 ratings)

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