Shepherd's Pie

February 25, 2013
4 Ratings
  • Serves 8
Author Notes

Humble Shepherd's Pie that tastes like a million bucks but is made with simple ingredients. —Jehan can cook

What You'll Need
  • Meat Layer
  • 3 pounds ground turkey 80/20 mix
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • Potato Layer
  • 3 pounds potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  1. To Make Potato Peel and cut potatoes into 2 inch pieces and add to a large pot. Fill with enough water to cover the potatoes. Add 3 cloves whole garlic and 1 whole sprig rosemary. Place on the stove over high heat and bring to a boil. Cook until potato is tender. Remove from heat and strain.
  2. Place potatoes in a large bowl with butter, milk, sour cream, salt and black pepper and mash until smooth. Set aside.
  3. To make the meat: Heat canola oil in a large frying pan then add onion and cook until clear. Next add ground turkey, crushed garlic, thyme, rosemary, paprika, salt and black pepper then mix to combine and to break up the turkey into small pieces. Cook until brown. Next add ketchup, frozen mixed vegetables and beef broth; bring to a boil then cook for 5 minutes.
  4. To assemble the dish: Place ground turkey mixture in a large casserole dish then cover with mashed potatoes. Sprinkle parmesan cheese over the top then place into preheated oven. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 15 minutes before serving.
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4 Reviews

Carla December 6, 2021
The ingredients section does not mention Ketchup, paprika or the oven temperature. Then the potato layer calls for crushed garlic in the ingredients section but whole garlic in the preparation section.
Karl January 28, 2020
Sloppily written recipe (example: recipe calls for 3 whole garlic For the potato layer but in the ingredient list it says crushed garlic). Does anyone copy edit or even test these?
Brad T. February 15, 2016
this recipe is a mess - no oven temperature, no paprika or ketchup measurements!
Seriously?? time to amend
Maria E. November 20, 2014
How much ketchup?????? No quantity is listed