Yukon Gold Idaho® Potato Shepherd's Pie

Yukon Gold Idaho® Potato Shepherd's Pie

Danielle Kartes
Food Blogger
Rustic Joyful Food

Yield: 6-8 people


Smashed potato topping

Beef & vegetable gravy filling 


  1. Cover Idaho® potatoes with water in a large pot. Bring to a boil over high heat until fork tender, roughly 30-35 minutes.
  2. Drain the hot potatoes, then add cream, milk, butter, and seasoning. Smash the potatoes until creamy but leave some lumps for texture. Set aside. 
  3. In a large pot, brown the meat over medium-high heat in olive oil and seasonings until golden brown, roughly 6-8 minutes.
  4. Add veggies and butter, then season well once more. Sprinkle the flour over top and cook until the flour disappears.
  5. Add the beef or chicken stock and bring to a simmer, stirring continually until it thickens.  
  6. Pour the beef mixture into a 9x13 glass baking dish and gently top with the smashed potatoes. 
  7. Bake at 350˚F for 45-60 minutes, then top with chopped chives and enjoy!