St. Patrick’s Day Shepherd’s Pie Burgers!

Level: Intermediate
Yield: 4 Burgers
Prep Time: 60 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 75 Minutes

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a classic! Shepherd's pie meets burger in this festive recipe.


Bun (Potato Cake – 8)
3 Cups Mashed Potatos
1 Cup All Purpose Flour
1 Tbsp Scallions
1 tsp Salt
1 tsp Garlic Powder
1 tsp Baking Powder

Burger (4)
1lb Ground Beef (for these we used ground corned beef!)
½ Cup Frozen Peas & Carrots (Thawed)
¼ Cup Frozen Corn (Thawed)
½ Cup Breadcrumbs
1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
1 Egg
Salt and Pepper

Bacon (Cooked)
Kerrygold Dubliner Irish Cheese

Royal Oak All-Natural Hardwood Charcoal

Royal Oak All Natural Tumbleweeds


  1. Mix all ingredients for buns together and form into 8 patties about ½” thick, about 4” in diameter.
  2. Thoroughly mix all ingredients for burgers together and form into 4 patties about 1” thick.

3. Using your favorite Royal Oak Charcoal, cook the burgers to desired doneness – These were done to 145-150F.

4. When flipping the burgers, add the ‘buns’ to the grill, turning frequently to prevent burning

5. When the burgers are close to your required temperature, add the cheese and the bacon.

6. Let the burgers rest for a few minutes before putting between two of the ‘buns’.

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