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Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash Topping
Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash Topping
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
This Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash Topping is a deliciously healthy, slimmed down version of the classic comfort food dish.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Comfort Food
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 359 kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer
Ingredients
Cauliflower Mash
  • 2 10 oz. pkg. frozen riced cauliflower
  • 1 6.5 oz. package Boursin cheese
Filling
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp, tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp. fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • parsley, finely chopped for sprinkling on top
Instructions
Cauliflower Mash
  1. Microwave the cauliflower according to the package directions. Combine the cauilflower and Boursin cheese in a food processor until smooth. Set aside.

Filling
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Add olive oil to a large saute pan over medium-high heat. Add the onions and the carrots and cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Add the garlic and continue to cook for one minute.  Add the ground turkey, salt and pepper and cook until no longer pink, breaking the meat up with a spoon. 

  3. Sprinkle the meat with the flour, stirring until combined. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the chicken broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, thyme and rosemary. Stir until well combined. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until the mixture thickens, about 8-10 minutes,

  4. Add the corn and the peas and mix to combine. Spread the mixture in a 9x9 baking dish. Top with the cauliflower mash, spreading to the edges. Sprinkle top with parsley, if desired.

  5. Bake for 25 minutes until cauliflower mash begins to brown and mixture appears to be bubbling. Remove from oven and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Ground Turkey Shepherd's Pie with Cauliflower Mash Topping
Amount Per Serving
Calories 359 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 436mg19%
Potassium 467mg13%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 5305IU106%
Vitamin C 11.5mg14%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.