Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

 

Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

This is our new favorite go-to meal for dinner.  My husband absolutely LOVES this Shepherds Pie which is awesome because he likes his traditional foods and is resistant to change.  But this recipe has totally won him over!  The mashed cauliflower with melty cheese topping tastes like cauliflower and cheese sauce all mixed in with a love for shepherds pie makes this dinner a winner!

Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed PotatoesShepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Brown the ground beef in a frying pan and drain excess fat.  Place into the bottom of a 9×9 baking dish.

Next combine the onion, carrots, oil and Worcestershire sauce in the frying pan.  Cook over medium heat until softened and add peas.

Cook the cauliflower in a medium pot of boiling water until softened.  Drain water and mash the cauliflower with butter and cream cheese.  Add salt and pepper.

Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Layer the meat and vegetables in the baking dish.

Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Top with mashed cauliflower and cheese.

Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 40 minutes.  That’s some serious YUM right there!

Shepherds Pie with Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes x

Shepherds Pie with Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tsp coconut oil (can substitute butter)
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup herb and garlic cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a frying pan brown beef, drain and add broth.
  2. Place in the bottom of a 9x9 baking dish.
  3. Cook carrots and onion in frying pan until soft.
  4. Add peas and Worcestershire sauce.
  5. Layer on top of beef.
  6. Cook cauliflower in a medium pot of boiling water and drain.
  7. Mash the cauliflower with butter and cream cheese.
  8. Place mashed cauliflower on top of vegetables.
  9. Top with shredded cheese.
  10. Bake for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.

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Shepherds Pie & Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes Enjoy!

about heather

Hello, I’m Heather!

I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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