Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois is a delicious twist on the classic Shepherd's Pie. This French-inspired dish features a creamy and cheesy potato topping instead of the traditional mashed potatoes. The filling is made with ground lamb or beef, mixed with onions, carrots, peas, and a flavorful gravy. The potato topping is made with thinly sliced potatoes layered with a creamy mixture of milk, cream, and cheese. Baked to perfection, this Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois is a comforting and satisfying meal that will impress your family and friends.

23 Rating -
Non Vegdiet
1hr 45minstotal
1hr 30minsCook
1hr 30m.Cook
 Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois

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Ingredients for Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois Recipe

  • 0.17 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.17 Onion, Diced
  • 0.17 pound Ground Lamb Or Beef
  • 0.33 Carrots, Diced
  • 0.17 cup Frozen Peas
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.17 cup Beef Or Vegetable Broth
  • 0.17 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 0.17 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 3/4 Ge Potatoes, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.17 cup Milk
  • 0.08 cup Heavy Cream
  • 0.17 cup Grated Cheese
  • as required Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and cook until softened.
  • STEP 3.Add ground lamb or beef to the skillet and cook until browned. Drain any excess fat.
  • STEP 4.Add carrots, peas, and garlic to the skillet. Cook for a few minutes until the vegetables are slightly tender.
  • STEP 5.In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour to make a roux.
  • STEP 6.Gradually whisk in beef or vegetable broth until the mixture thickens.
  • STEP 7.Add Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, thyme, salt, and pepper to the saucepan. Stir well.
  • STEP 8.Pour the gravy mixture into the skillet with the meat and vegetables. Stir to combine.
  • STEP 9.In a baking dish, layer the meat and vegetable mixture at the bottom.
  • STEP 10.Arrange the thinly sliced potatoes on top of the meat mixture, overlapping slightly.
  • STEP 11.In a small saucepan, heat milk and cream until warm. Stir in grated cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 12.Pour the creamy mixture over the potatoes, ensuring they are fully covered.
  • STEP 13.Bake in the preheated oven for about 45 minutes, or until the potatoes are golden and the filling is bubbling.
  • STEP 14.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 15.Serve the Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use either ground lamb or beef for the filling, depending on your preference.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like corn or green beans to the filling for extra flavor and texture.
  • For a vegetarian version, substitute the meat with plant-based ground meat or lentils.
  • To save time, you can use pre-sliced potatoes or frozen hash browns for the potato topping.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Shepherd's Pie Dauphinois is best served hot and fresh from the oven.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or thyme for added freshness.
  • Serve as a main dish with a side salad or steamed vegetables for a complete meal.
  • Reheat leftovers in the oven or microwave until heated through.
  • This dish can also be frozen for up to 3 months. Thaw in the refrigerator before reheating.
calories per serving
12 g Fat34 g Protein28 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
  • Carbs
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  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp