Mini Shepherd’s Pies

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Mini Pies
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Gourmet Game Night

By Cynthia Nims

Published 2010

  • About

Lamb is the traditional meat for a British shepherd’s pie, though ground beef is an ideal alternative if you’re unable to find (or order) ground lamb. With beef, this technically becomes a “cottage pie” instead. A little trivia for that next round of Foodie Fight.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrot
  • ½ cup


Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the carrot and onion and cook until the carrot is nearly tender, about 5 minutes. Add the lamb and cook until it is no longer pink, 5 to 7 minutes, breaking up the meat into small pieces as it cook