Healthier Shepherd's PieSubmitted by: KNIT1PURL2LOSE3
IntroductionLow fat, low sodium, high potassium, high fiber, chock full of healthiness alternative to standard versions! Low fat, low sodium, high potassium, high fiber, chock full of healthiness alternative to standard versions!
2.5oz cooked lean ground beef and turkey
1/2c cooked black forbidden rice (or other rice)
3/4c cooked French lentils
2T finely shredded 2% cheese
3 1/2c organic frozen mixed veggies
3 small potatoes, skin on, microwaved until soft, mashed
1c dehydrated potato flakes
1 1/3c low sodium low fat organic chicken broth
1c water + more if needed
liberal sprinkling of AlsoSalt and fresh ground pepper
Layer the first 5 ingredients in the order listed in a glass casserole dish.
In a medium bowl, combine potato flakes, water, and broth, and microwave for 2 1/2 minutes. Stir in 3 small microwaved smashed potatoes. Add water if needed to thin it a bit. Add pepper and AlsoSalt. Mix well. Layer on top of meat, rice, lentils, cheese and veggies in casserole dish.
Slide into hot oven and bake for 50-60 mins, until veggies are cooked through and everything is hot.
Add extra spices at table if desired.
Serving Size: Makes 4 generous servings
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KNIT1PURL2LOSE3.