Slow Cooker Shepherds Pie - I love a good hearty meal when it is cold outside, but I don’t always want to spend all afternoon in the kitchen. This is the perfect meal for that!

Summary: I love a good hearty meal when it is cold outside, but I don’t always want to spend all afternoon in the kitchen.  This is the perfect meal for that!

 

Slow Cooker Shepherds Pie

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 12 oz chopped onions
  • 2 tsps minced garlic
  • 1 can (14oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 package (16 oz) frozen peas & carrots
  • 3 TBSP Quick Cooking Tapioca
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black peper
  • 2 packages (24oz) prepared mashed potatoes...or make your own

Instructions

  1. Cook beef in a large skillet over medium high heat, until cooked through.
  2. Transfer to slow cooker.
  3. Back in the skillet cook the onions and garlic until onions begin to soften and add those to the slow cooker.
  4. Stir in tomatoes, veggies, tapioca, oregano, salt and pepper.
  5. Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours
  6. Top with prepared mashed potatoes. Cover and cook on low until potatoes are heated through about 30 minutes
http://what2cook.net/2013/11/02/30-minute-shepherds-pie-2/

Recipe and Photo courtesy of: FoodNetwork.com