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Easy Shepherd’s Pie

Easy Shepherd's Pie

Easy Shepherd’s Pie


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  •  1 cup diced fresh organic carrots
  •  1/3 cup finely chopped yellow onion
  •  1 garlic clove, minced
  •  1 lb ground grassfed beef, or ground turkey
  •  1/4 tsp dried thyme
  •  2 tbsp ketchup
  •  1 tbsp arrowroot powder
  •  1 cup of your favorite frozen organic veggies (such as peas or green beans or a combo)
  •  1/2 cup diced tomatoes, drained (if using fresh, be sure they’re peeled and seeded)
  •  Sea salt and fresh-ground black pepper
  •  3-4 cups leftover mashed potatoes (seasoned w/salt & pepper to taste)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and sauté carrots, onion and garlic until onion begins to soften (about 2-3 minutes).
  2. Add ground beef (or turkey), breaking up meat with a wooden spoon; cook until no longer pink, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Next, add thyme, ketchup, and arrowroot powder; stir until combined.
  4. Add frozen veggies and diced tomatoes. Cook until vegetables are warmed through and liquid has thickened, about 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Spoon mixture into a two-quart baking dish.
  6. Spread mashed potatoes evenly over top of beef mixture. Sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese.
  7. Place dish on a rimmed baking sheet, and bake until potatoes are lightly browned, approximately 15 minutes.


Recipe Variation: Use mashed sweet potatoes instead for a deliciously sweet and savory combination with an even bigger boost of nutrition.

Makes 4 to 5 servings.


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