Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie {Frugal and Delicious}

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie is a cheeseburger casserole. This crock pot shepherds pie is great for your budget!  Your family will love this cheeseburger pie recipe! 


Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie



Sheppard Pie

I have a coworker who loves Sheppard pie. She is always asking me when will I post a Sheppard pie recipe? Truth is, I never really knew what a Sheppard pie really is, so I never posted a Sheppard pie recipe.



Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie Seduction in the Kitchen 1


Crock Pot Shepherds Pie

I researched Sheppard pie I found that was easy to make. Since the recipe seemed easy why not create a crock pot shepherds pie?


Cheeseburger Casserole 

I also found that a Sheppard pie recipe is similar to cheeseburger casserole, only Sheppard pie uses mashed potatoes instead of biscuits as you do on a cheeseburger pie.


Frugal and Delicious


Crockpot Cowboy Casserole

When I first published this cheeseburger pie recipe, I had someone tell me it reminded them of a crockpot cowboy casserole. So is this recipe a crockpot cowboy casserole, cheeseburger casserole, or Sheppard pie?


The answer is simple this slow cooker recipe is all three! This cheeseburger pie is just a combination of all to create a great tasting budget recipe!


Cheeseburger Pie

Can you make this crockpot cowboy casserole just a cheeseburger pie without the mashed potatoes? Actually yes you can. This bacon cheeseburger casserole is that versatile!


Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie Close up



Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole

Bacon makes everything taste better. So I decided to also change up the cheeseburger pie by also adding in some bacon and making this a bacon cheeseburger casserole. The bacon was a perfect touch!


Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie {Frugal and Delicious} 2


How does this hybrid of cheeseburger casserole and Sheppard pie taste for this cheeseburger pie recipe? The verdict, my cheeseburger pie creation was fantastic! You will love this bacon cheeseburger pie with or without the mashed potato topping.

Recommended Slow Cooker Beef Recipes From Other Food Bloggers:


Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie Cloeup of layers


Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie Recipe
Yield: 6 Servings

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie adds a yummy bacon cheeseburger twist. Easy to make and your family will love it!


  • 1 1⁄2 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1⁄2 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1⁄2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1⁄4 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon worcheshire sauce
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups prepared mashed potatoes
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided in half
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green onions, sliced


  1. Combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, onion, ketchup, mustard, and worcheshire sauce and mix well.
  2. Press hamburger mixture in bottom of the slow cooker.
  3. Place a layer of the 1/2 of the cheese on top of the hamburger mixture.
  4. Next, layer on the bacon on top of the cheese.
  5. Mix the potatoes with the minced garlic and rest the cheese and spoon potato mixture on the top of the bacon layer in the slow cooker.
  6. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-6 hours.
  7. When it is done, Serve it up, garnish it with the chopped tomatoes and green onions and ENJOY!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 608 Total Fat: 34g Saturated Fat: 14g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 150mg Sodium: 961mg Carbohydrates: 26g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 6g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 48g


Looking for more slow cooker recipes? Check out these recipes:

Check out my the latest on my other blog:



Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie {Frugal and Delicious} 3

This post was most recently updated

I want to hear what you have to say about this recipe that is on SEDUCTION IN THE KITCHEN! Let's get this conversation started! What do you think of this recipe?

What do you think?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  • What an amazing mash-up of dishes! Love that it’s made in the slow cooker, too. I live for simple recipes like this!

  • Swayam
    September 4, 2017

    Cant believe I have never made a shepherd’s pie yet! This seems perfect for a busy weeknight Deanna. Love the flavours here.

  • Amy | The Cook Report
    September 4, 2017

    What a fun idea, love that you can make this in a slow cooker as well!

  • Tina
    September 4, 2017

    You’ll get through the recipes in no time! Sounds like a daunting list of things to do – but you’ll get there! In the meantime, hoping you are enjoying this Bacon Cheeseburger Sheppard Pie!

  • Ginny
    September 4, 2017

    I wouldn’t have thought you could do that in the crock pot. Good thinking!

  • Olivia
    April 2, 2018

    You had me at slow cooker!!! This is a great twist on sheppards pie!

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap