Mexican Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Mexican Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

How To Make Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

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Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 60 minutes



  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups cooked mashed potatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional toppings: sour cream, chopped cilantro


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).

  2. In a large skillet, brown the ground beef over medium heat.

  3. Add the diced onion, bell pepper, and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are softened.

  4. Stir in the cumin and chili powder, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Add the corn, black beans, and diced tomatoes to the skillet. Mix well and simmer for a few minutes to warm through.

  6. Transfer the beef and vegetable mixture to a baking dish.

  7. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the top.

  8. Spread the cooked mashed potatoes evenly over the cheese layer.

  9. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until the shepherd’s pie is heated through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.

  10. Serve hot, optionally topped with sour cream and chopped cilantro.


  • Calories : 420kcal
  • Total Fat : 14g
  • Saturated Fat : 6g
  • Cholesterol : 78mg
  • Sodium : 475mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 36g
  • Dietary Fiber : 6g
  • Sugar : 5g
  • Protein : 28g
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