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Photo de l'auteur Claude Carrière


His wife used to make the perfect shepherd’s pie. She lent him her recipe. It’s a dish he enjoys eating often.

Adriana Luu – Studio Kay

Shepherd’s Pie

This is a traditional Québec dish. It’s an extremely popular crowd-pleasing dish because it tastes great and is easy to make.

Interesting facts

This dish tastes and smells amazing. It’s cheap and easy to make. This dish can be prepared ahead of time and served later. It heats up quickly in the microwave. It’s a complete meal.


6 to 8

Prep time

45 minutes

Cooking time

1 hour and 15 minutes


  Ingredients Quantitites
salted butter 30 ml (2 tablespoons)
large onion, diced 1
cloves of garlic, minced 2
medium ground beef 800 g
salt and pepper To taste
savoury To taste
creamed corn 2 x 398 ml (14 oz) boxes
mashed potatoes 1.25 litres (5 cups)
mild paprika To taste


For the meat

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the onion and garlic until tender.
  2. Add the ground beef and cook completely.
  3. Add salt, pepper and savoury to taste.

For the topping

  1. Position the baking rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat the oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  2. Spoon the ground beef mixture into a large rectangular baking dish.
  3. Spread an even layer of creamed corn over the ground beef.
  4. Spread an even layer of mashed potatoes over the creamed corn.
  5. Sprinkle with paprika, to taste.
  6. Bake for about 45 minutes.

Viateur Lavoie

38 years of experience

Mr. Carrière suffered a stroke about 2 years ago and can no longer cook like he used to. He is a naturally very independent man who learned how to cook all of his own meals. He is extremely curious and open to trying new things.

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