Healthy & Easy Shepherd's Pie

Healthy & Easy Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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Suzann Darnall

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@suziezoo1958

I used to weigh 275 lbs. I lost 129 lbs by eating healthier & exercising. I don't try to be perfect, I just try to do better. This is one of my recipes from long ago, upgraded to better fit my new lifestyle.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
2-4*
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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1/2 to 1 c
chicken or turkey, lefovers work well, or canned
1 can(s)
low-sodium or low-fat cream of chicken soup, other flavors work well too
1 box
whole wheat or low-sodium stove top style stuffing, or apprx 2 cups dressing, leftovers work well
2 c
mashed potatoes, leftovers work well
pinches
hebs & spices, my preferences: pepper, paprika, poultry seasong
1/4 to 1/2 c
grated cheddar cheese, or cheese or choice

How to Make Healthy & Easy Shepherd's Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Boil 1 piece of boneless chicken or turkey, with bay leave, pepper and paprika.  Save broth.  Chop chicken into small pieces and set aside. Or use leftovers or canned.
  • 2Use part of broth to make one box stove top stuffing.  Or use leftovers. Spread stuffing in bottom of 8x8 pan.
  • 3Mix chopped chicken with 1 can cream of soup, add ½ cup of corn (or other veggies). Season to taste.  Spread soup mixture in pan atop stuffing.
  • 4Use additional broth to make mashed potatoes, season with paprika and pepper, or other spices and herbs.  Or use leftovers. Spread atop soup mixture.  Sprinkle with grated cheddar cheese.
  • 5Bake at 400’ until cheese is melted and potatoes are just a bit browned. Can also be microwaved until cheese melts.
  • 6*Can be easily made to serve 6-8 by doubling recipe and using 9x13 pan.  Or, make a triple recipe and use two pans.  Doubling or tripling recipe and using more than one pan also allows you to serve one and freeze one for use later! Re-heats well in microwave.

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