How to Make Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie is easy to make, especially this modern day version.

Shepherd's Pie is a satisfying meal for your family. Traditionally this dish used minced Lamb meat, hence the name "Shepherd's" pie. It was a great way for poor families to make good use of any leftover meat, and find new ways to use potatoes. In the northern region of Maine, the French call this Pate Chinois.

As time has gone by many cultures and areas have put their own twist on this great comfort food. This is my own revised version of New England Shepherds Pie. Using my favorite stand-by of Cream of Mushroom soup and Cheese, this version will have a little extra richness.

Here's the recipe: Shepherd's Pie