This Safeway Select Shepherd’s Pie Tastes As Good As It Looks

Box vs. Reality: The Shepherd's Pie Edition.

Box vs. Reality: The Shepherd’s Pie Edition.

We know that packaged food doesn’t always come out the way it’s supposed to look on the box, but this Beef Shepherd’s Pie that Consumerist reader PR bought from Safeway looks more like a pie that’s already passed through the shepherd.

“We cooked it exactly like it said on the box,” writes PR.

But sometimes the ugliest of foods can still be tasty. Apparently not so much in this case.

“The yellow part tasted a bit like frothy styrofoam and the meat part wasn’t that bad,” he explains.