5 Untraditonal Shepherd's Pies That Will Confuse and Astound You

Shepherd’s Pie is a traditional meal that’s been pleasing people around the dinner table for centuries. After all who doesn’t love a good plate of meat and potatoes? As much as I love Shepherd’s Pie though, I will admit that not all dishes are created equal though. Sometimes meat and potatoes can be a little, well, plain.

There’s no rule that says you have to settle for same old same old when it comes to Shepherd’s Pie, and these recipes are some of the coolest twists on a traditional favorite.

Shepherd's Pie Potatoes

Potatoes are one of the key ingredients to any Shepherd's Pie, but it can also be the dish it's served on. Seriously, these Irish Stuffed Shepherd's Pie Potatoes are the sweet combination of stuffed potatoes and Shepherd's Pie you never knew you were missing. You can get the full recipe here.

Cauliflower Shepherd's Pie

Okay, forget what I said about potatoes just now, they actually don't have to be a part of your Shepherd's pie. You've probably heard about using cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes in recipes, and it's true, it works great. It will have a slightly different texture, but with the proper seasonings it'll taste every bit as great. Almost any recipe you see on this list will be able to be made with cauliflower too, but to start I thought I'd show you a delicious and simple recipe that I love. Get it here.

Shepherd's Fry

Taco Supreme Fries changed my life, and I don't know why I never considered the idea that Shepherd's Pie could be put on french fries. Well it can, and it should. Get a full recipe right here.

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Buffalo Chicken Shepherd's Pie

What happens when you combine one of your favorite things with another one of your favorite things? Well the result can be fantastic, and that's what happens when you add spicy buffalo chicken to a Shepherd's Pie recipe. This recipe is delicious, and definitely worth a try.

Leftover Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie initially started because poor farmers needed to put together a meal using anything they had at hand. Originally it was sheep and potatoes, but now it can be just about anything. Next time you have a turkey dinner, take your leftovers and make Turkey Dinner Leftover Shepherd's Pie.