Whenever I make mashed potatoes, I always make way more than we can actually eat in one meal. I don’t know why. Seems like I would learn to scale back a bit but I haven’t done that. Instead, I’ve just accepted the fact that there will be leftovers, which is not necessarily a bad thing.
Last night, I decided to use the mashed potatoes leftover from the Thanksgiving feast for this super yummy, surprisingly easy shepherd’s pie. You’ll need your potatoes already prepared as this recipe is just for the meaty filling part of the pie:
*I made my shepherd’s pie vegetarian by using good quality substitutes for the meat, broth, and Worchestershire sauce. This could be made even healthier by using vegan mashed potatoes.
I totally forgot to snap a photo of the shepherd’s pie so you’ll just have to take my word that it looked amazing. I’ll remember next time. For now here’s a photo of the mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving: