Scot's Au Gratin Shepherd's Pie

A combination of au gratin and shepherd's pie takes meat and potatoes to a whole new level.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (3.95 ounce) package Idahoan® Au Gratin Homestyle Casserole

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 ½ pounds diced lamb (or diced sirloin beef)

  • Flour for coating

  • ¼ cup onion, finely diced

  • ¼ cup carrot, finely diced

  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 2 cups beef stock

  • 1 bay leaf


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. Heat oil and butter in a stock pot. Season the meat with salt and pepper.

  3. Coat the meat completely in flour and saute in the stock pot. Get it good and brown over medium heat. Don't be afraid to get the meat nice and dark.

  4. Once browned, add the vegetables and tomato paste. Mixture should be good and thick. Slowly add the beef stock while stirring the meat till meat is covered with liquid and continue to stir. Add bay leaf.

  5. Cover and let simmer on low heat for about 30 minutes to really incorporate the flavors as well as thicken.

  6. In a 1-quart casserole dish, pour stew into dish. Prepare a box of Idahoan Au Gratin potatoes following package directions for stove top and pour over the stew mixture.

  7. Place in a pre-heated oven covered for 15 minutes then remove cover and continue baking for another 15 minutes.

Related products:

Au Gratin Homestyle Casserole

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

460 Calories
25g Fat
27g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 460
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 843mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 11mg 57%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 548mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.