Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Shepherd's Pie
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  1. POTATO TOPPING: Place potatoes and garlic cloves in large saucepan of cold, salted water. Bring to a boil then simmer partially covered 20 minutes or until very tender.
  2. Drain. Add cream cheese, milk, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste. Mash potatoes until smooth and fluffy. Keep warm.
  3. FILLING: Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, parsley, thyme and sage. Cook 5 minutes or until onions have softened slightly.
  4. Add beef and water to pan stirring frequently to break up meat and cook until no longer pink. Stir in carrots, cover, reduce heat and cook 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
  5. Stirring continuously, add the flour, bouillon cube, sugar, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to taste. Cook 5 minutes. Skim and discard fat.
  6. ASSEMBLY: Place half the meat mixture into each of the unbaked pie crusts. Spread potato mixture evenly over tops then sprinkle with the cheddar cheese.
  7. Bake in preheated 350 F oven 30 to 40 minutes until potatoes are golden brown and filling is hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1107.92 Kcal (4639 kJ)
Calories from fat 521.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 57.99g 89%
Cholesterol 115.49mg 38%
Sodium 1694.03mg 71%
Potassium 1514.22mg 32%
Total Carbs 97.85g 33%
Sugars 14.33g 57%
Dietary Fiber 11.33g 45%
Protein 48.79g 98%
Vitamin C 12.5mg 21%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 76%
Iron 7.8mg 43%
Calcium 435.6mg 44%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 148.01 Kcal (620 kJ)
Calories from fat 69.73 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.75g 89%
Cholesterol 15.43mg 38%
Sodium 226.3mg 71%
Potassium 202.28mg 32%
Total Carbs 13.07g 33%
Sugars 1.91g 57%
Dietary Fiber 1.51g 45%
Protein 6.52g 98%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 21%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 76%
Iron 1mg 43%
Calcium 58.2mg 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 26.2
  • 29

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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