Sheppard's Pie In A Half Shell

Yum! A twist on a Sheppard's Pie, or a twist on twice
baked potatoes.

Sheppard's pie in a half shell
6 large Russet potatoes (baked at 375 for 1 hour)
1/2 lb. ground beef
1 can cut green beans
1 can Tomato soup
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
salt and pepper to taste
4 oz shredded Colby cheese

Bake potatoes and let cool, cut potatoes in half length-wise. Using a spoon, scoop centers out of potatoes and place into a separate bowl and mash coarsely. In a sauce pan, brown ground beef and drain of grease, add all ingredients and spices to hamburger, mix well. spoon mixture back into hollowed out potato shells and place on baking sheet. Top with shredded cheese and bake for 15 minutes at 375 degrees. serve hot.   


  1. What a great idea! I hate making mashed potatoes, so I haven't had shepherd's pie in a long time, but I'll definitely have to try this method. I have one question, though: do you add the mashed potatoes into the beef when you add all other ingredients? I assumed so, but just checking. :)
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    Kim @

    1. Yes, you do add the potatoes are added back in.

  2. What a great idea for that baked potato, this looks wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great weekend and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. Thanks so much for Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly


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