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A small white plate of sloppy joe filling with a fork.

Sloppy Joe Shepherd’s Pie

Skip the bun and the mess with this twist on sloppy joes! The homemade sauce is sweet and tangy and the mixture is so good served under creamy, cheesy mashed potatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, family recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 869kcal


  • ½ sweet onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 24 ounces Bob Evan’s Original Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 cup grated cheddar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives


  • Finely dice the onion, pepper, and carrots. Set aside.
  • Heat a 12-inch oven safe skillet over medium heat and add the ground beef.
  • Crumble the beef as it begins to brown. When about half of the beef is browned, add the onion, pepper, and carrots to the skillet. Continue cooking, stirring often, until the beef is cooked through.
  • Drain the grease from the skillet.
  • Whisk together the ketchup, mustard, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Pour this mixture into the skillet with the beef.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes.
  • Add the corn to the mixture and stir well.
  • Cut a slit in the film over the mashed potatoes and microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Add the mashed potatoes, grated cheddar, and chives to a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  • Spread the mashed potatoes evenly over the sloppy joe mixture.
  • Place skillet in a preheated 350 degree oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 869kcal | Carbohydrates: 116g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1056mg | Potassium: 1899mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 4395IU | Vitamin C: 123.2mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 4.4mg