Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie

4 servings
Calories: 600kcal
This is a dish to gather family around. This hearty comfort food is perfect for a warm night in. Fresh herbs and the crispy peaks of the potatoes elevate this simple dish to a gourmet status. This dish is dairy-free, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious. A perfect comfort food to gather the family around.
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound ground lamb beef, or bison (nutrition facts given for 80% lean ground beef)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 grated onion
  • 1 large grated carrot
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce click here for gluten-free Worcestershire
  • 1/2 small can tomato paste
  • 2 ounces red wine
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 6 potatoes peeled and sliced about 1 1/2 pounds
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Prep the ingredients for the mince during the down time while the potatoes are cooking.
  • Boil a pot of water, and add the potatoes. Simmer the chicken broth with garlic and reduce the broth by half. Once the potatoes have softened, strain them. Add the potatoes, reduced chicken broth (with garlic), egg yolks, and thyme to a bowl and mash everything together. Add salt and pepper to taste. Keep the potatoes warm as you prepare the mince.
  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan. Add the ground meat, and break up the meat into very small pieces. Once the meat is evenly browned add the rosemary, thyme, and garlic. Once the herbs and garlic have been evenly distributed add the onion and carrot. Mix everything until it has an even consistency. Thoroughly mix in each individual ingredient before adding the next in the following order: First Worcestershire sauce, then tomato. Add the red wine, and sweat down the liquid for 1-2 minutes. Add the frozen peas, and cook till heated. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour mince mixture to a large oven proof pan. Spread mashed potatoes over the top. Fork potatoes to form sharp peaks. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes turn golden brown. This dish can also be made in single serve dishes, as shown.


High in B12, B3, B6, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, Selenium, Zinc
Carbs 51.87 g | Fiber 5.85 g | Fat 51.87 g | Protein 34.11 g


Nutrition Facts
Shepherd’s Pie | Dairy-Free
Amount Per Serving
Calories 600 Calories from Fat 467
% Daily Value*
Fat 51.87g80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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