Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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


Submitted by tcircleranch

Makes 4 servings



Modified from a Rachael Ray recipe. Served with a salad this is a great dinner with lots of flavor.

Recipe Ingredients for Shepherd's Pie

2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 tablespoons non-fat sour cream, or cream cheese
1 large egg yolk
1/2 cup chicken,or beef broth
1/8 tsp salt, and pepper to taste
1 tbsp olive oil
1 3/4 pounds ground turkey,or chicken
1 carrot, peeled and chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp unsalted butter
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 cup beef broth
2 tsp Worcestershire
1/2 cup frozen peas
1 tsp sweet paprika
2 tbsp fresh parsley leaves,chopped

Recipe Directions for Shepherd's Pie

  1. Boil potatoes in water until tender, about 12 mins. Drain potatoes and pour them into a bowl. Combine sour cream, egg yolk and chicken broth. Add the mixture into potatoes and mash until potatoes are almost smooth

  2. While potatoes boil, preheat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add oil to hot pan along with the ground turkey. Season meat with salt and pepper. Brown and crumble meat for 3-4 mins. Add Chopped carrot and onion to the meat. Cook veggies with meat for 5 mins, stirring frequently. In a second small skillet over medium heat cook butter and flour together for 2 mins. whisk in remaining broth and Worcestershire sauce. Thicken gravy 1 min then add to meat and vegetables. Stir in peas.

  3. Preheat broiler to high. Fill a small rectangular casserole with meat and vegetable mixture. Spoon potatoes over meat evenly. Top potatoes with paprika and broil 6-8 inches from the heat til potatoes are evenly browned. Top casserole dish with chopped parsley and serve.

Categories

Potatoes, Main Dish, American, Broil, Fry, Quick

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 594.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
822
Calories from Fat
355
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
39.4g
61%
Saturated Fat
12.7g
64%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
289mg
96%
Sodium
618mg
26%
Potassium
1694mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
46.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
7.8g
31%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
67.5g
Vitamin A 75% Vitamin C 88%
Calcium 11% Iron 35%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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