Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Looking for an easy Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie recipe? Learn how to make Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pjgirl

Makes 8 servings



A very yummy and pretty easy comfort food dish made healthier with ground turkey!

Recipe Ingredients for Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie

2 lbs potatoes
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup green peas
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 tablespoon margarine
1 1/5 lbs ground turkey
1/2 small onion
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
6 oz tomato sauce
3 tablespoons of water
1 tablespoon fat-free milk

Recipe Directions for Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Peel, boil, mash potatoes- add evaporated milk (about 1/2 cup) and about 2 tablespoons of margarine, salt, pepper and chopped garlic (jarred) and mix with small hand mixer.

  3. Chop onion (about 1/2 of a small one) and saute.. add ground turkey and spice with salt, pepper, parsley, paprika, thyme, rosemary and cumin (just a pinch of each but more cumin, parsley, salt and pepper than other spices). Cook till browned.

  4. I use frozen or canned veggies. If frozen, heat up in microwave, if canned no need.

  5. In a separate bowl mix 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour and 3 tablespoons of water. Use whisk to mix.

  6. Once turkey is browned, put in bowl and add tomato sauce, peas and carrots and some more parsley, pepper and salt to taste and mix.

  7. Then add to the flour/water mixture and mix good.

  8. In baking dish pour in meat mixture first then layer mashed potatoes on top. Puncture a few holes with a fork through the potatoes for ventilation.

  9. Cook in over for 20 minutes. Then brush milk on top and cook for another 5-7 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 265.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
307
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.3g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
236mg
10%
Potassium
864mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
26.4g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
23.3g
Vitamin A 52% Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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