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Easy Homemade Shepherd’s Pie – Venison Version

This Shepherd's Pie makeover is the perfect comfort food without all of the processed, store-bought mixes. It is easy and freezer friendly, so it can be a part of your regular rotation as it is in our family.
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Easy Homemade Shepherd’s Pie – Venison Version

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dice Russet Potato
  • 1 ½ cups cook Ground Venison
  • 10 ½ ounces Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 4 tablespoons Onion Soup Mix, Dried
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoons Salt #1
  • ⅛ teaspoons Black Pepper #1
  • 16 ounces Mixed Vegetables, Frozen
  • 4 tablespoons Butter
  • ½ cups Whole Milk
  • ⅛ teaspoons Salt #2
  • ⅛ teaspoons Black Pepper #2
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese, Shredded

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Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Cook until fork tender.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together cooked wild game, cream of mushroom soup, onion soup mix, Worcestershire sauce and salt #1 and pepper #1.
  3. Pour meat mixture into indicated number of baking dishes.
  4. Layer frozen vegetables on top of meat mixture.
  5. Drain potatoes and mash together with butter, whole milk, salt #2, and pepper #2 until they reach desired consistency.
  6. Gently spoon over layers already in the baking pan. Spread potatoes smooth, then sprinkle cheese over top
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned on top.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Cook until fork tender.
  2. Meanwhile, mix together cooked wild game, cream of mushroom soup, onion soup mix, Worcestershire sauce and salt #1 and pepper #1.
  3. Pour meat mixture into indicated number of baking dishes.
  4. Layer frozen vegetables on top of meat mixture.
  5. Drain potatoes and mash together with butter, whole milk, salt #2, and pepper #2 until they reach desired consistency.
  6. Gently spoon over layers already in the baking pan. Spread potatoes smooth, then sprinkle cheese over top
  7. Cover tightly with foil, label, and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until heated through and lightly browned on top.

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