Irishman Shepherd's Pie With Guinness

Course Main Course
Cuisine Irish
Keyword Pie
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6


  • 3 cups mashed potatoes (pre-made)
  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 lb Eye of Round
  • 1 onion medium
  • 10 oz carrots sliced
  • 2 Tbls garlic
  • 8 oz portabello mushrooms sliced
  • 4 oz Guinness Beer
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil (Wild Mushroom & Sage recommended)
  • 1 envelope Lipton onion soup mix
  • 1 envelope McCormick Beef Gravy mix
  • 1 Tbsp Poultry Seasoning


  1. Be sure blind bake your pie crust and pre make you mashed potatoes so you are ready to go. 

  2. Saute onion and garlic in the wild mushroom; cook until softened, about 4 minutes.

  3. Cook beef, until no longer pink and you get a nice brown crust, 4 to 5 minutes

  4. Add carrots and mushrooms, beer, and soup packet stir until combined, bring to a boil. Cook until vegetables are fork tender approx. 10 minutes

  5.  Add gravy mix bring to boil  then reduce heat mixture should thicken. 

  6. Spoon beef mixture into pie shell

  7. Add potatoes using a ice cream scoop to get even coverage 

  8. Spread evenly over beef; using a spatula, you can decorate potatoes with lines or peaks. 

  9. I top my potatoes with a poultry season blend to add a herbed look to the top and extra flavor. 

  10.  Bake until potatoes are lightly browned, 10 to 15 minutes. 

  11. Serve with a pie server in wedges, or just scoop out casserole style.