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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 369.0
  • Total Fat: 9.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 52.5 mg
  • Sodium: 428.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.0 g
  • Protein: 33.9 g

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Sheperd's Pie Twist

Submitted by: GREENMAMMA

Introduction

This satisfied my craving for potatoes and meat. I took the idea of a Sheperd's Pie and lowered the calories, carbs, and fat. I also dramatically increased the nutrition. And added cheese and crust. It's tasty and different! The veggies are pretty well hidden and NO ONE will EVER know that the mash is not potatoes. I promise. It helps to have someone handling the mash and another person handling the veggie/meat layer. This satisfied my craving for potatoes and meat. I took the idea of a Sheperd's Pie and lowered the calories, carbs, and fat. I also dramatically increased the nutrition. And added cheese and crust. It's tasty and different! The veggies are pretty well hidden and NO ONE will EVER know that the mash is not potatoes. I promise. It helps to have someone handling the mash and another person handling the veggie/meat layer.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    CAULIFLOWER MASH
    Ricotta Cheese, part skim milk, 0.33 cup
    Garlic, 1 clove, whole
    Kraft Parmesan Cheese, 2 tbsp
    Cauliflower, 2 large heads, chopped fine
    Garbanzo Beans (Chickpeas), 1 15oz can, rinsed

    TURKEY & VEGGIES
    Extra Lean 99% Fat Free Ground Turkey, 20 oz
    Chili powder, 1/3 tsp
    Cumin powder, 1 tbsp
    Pepper, black, 2 dash
    Pepper, red or cayenne, 0.33 tsp
    Garlic, 2 cloves, chopped
    Kale, 2 cup, chopped very fine
    Onions, 1 medium, chopped
    Green Bell Pepper, 1 large, chopped
    Tomatoes, 3 medium whole, chopped
    Tomato Sauce, 1 cup

    LAYERS
    Mozarella Shredded Cheese, Part Skim, 0.75 cup
    Pillsbury Thin Pizza Crust
    Egg Substitute, 2 tbsp

Directions

1. Steam the cauliflower, beans, and garlic with a dash of salt. This may need to be done in batches. I typically use a glass microwavable dish with a glass top. You want to be able to mash it with a fork.

2. Combine the steamed cauliflower, beans, and garlic, with ricotta and parmesan cheese in a food processoer and blend until smooth. Again, this may need to be done in batches. Set aside.

3. Spray a wide-based pot with nonstick spray and brown the turkey, be sure to break it into chunks. Add spices, garlic, onions, and bell peppers and cook for 3-5 minutes. Add kale, tomatoes, and sauce. Mix well, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes.

4. In a large baking dish (approx 14in x 8in) pour in the caluiflower mash and smooth it out. Sprinkle half the shredded cheese on top. Pour in the veggie/turkey mix and smooth it out. Layer the rest of the shredded cheese. Roll out the thin crust dough and place it on top, tuck extra dough into the edges of the dish. Brush on the egg substitute for a crispy crust.

5. Bake for 12 minutes at 400 degrees.

Serves 8

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GREENMAMMA.






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