Shepherds Pie with Cauliflower Topper

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Shepherds Pie with Cauliflower Topper

Shepherds Pie with Cauliflower Topper

Shepherds Pie with Cauliflower Topper


INGREDIENTS for topping:

1 head cauliflower

2 tbsp butter or soy butter – not melted

2 tbsp rice milk (or milk of choice)

INGREDIENTS for filling:

1 tbsp olive oil

1 large onion diced

3 celery stalks diced

2 carrots diced

2 cloves garlic diced

2 lbs ground beef (chicken or turkey)

¾ tsp chili or chipotle

2½ tbsp of cornstarch

6 oz peas (frozen or fresh sweet peas)


Preheat oven 420


Steam cauliflower till soft in 2½ cups of water (drain and save water) Place in bowl and mash with a fork

Use your blender and puree – (add butter and milk if you desire slightly creamier, but not necessarily at all)

Salt and pepper to taste.


Heat oil in large skillet.

Cook onion about 2 min on med

Add celery, carrot and garlic – cook about 8 – 10 mins.

Add beef for about 5 min – stir – break up pieces to be small

Add the cornstarch to 2 cups of your saved water from your steamer and whisk it – add to beef and boil around 1-2 min low

Pour filling into a 2 qt dish

Evenly distribute cauliflower mash over the top, sealing edges.

Bake approx 30 min

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