Shepherd’s Pie with Cauliflower Crust

This recipe freezes very well, so save yourself some time by doubling the recipe and freezing half. You can use the frozen pie for dinner on a night that you don’t feel like cooking.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1½ lbs. ground lamb
  • ½ cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 4 cups cauliflower florets, boiled
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. garlic salt
  • ¾ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add onions and garlic and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add celery and zucchini and sauté until soft, another 5 minutes.
  • Add lamb, tomatoes, herbs, spices, and garlic powder and cook until no longer pink. Pour lamb mixture into a 9" × 13" baking dish.
  • Put boiled cauliflower, cream, butter, and garlic salt in a food processor and process until smooth. Pour cauliflower mixture on top of lamb. Top with cheese.
  • Bake until cheese is melted and pie is bubbly, about 25 minutes. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1½ lbs. ground lamb
  • ½ cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 4 cups cauliflower florets, boiled
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. garlic salt
  • ¾ cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add onions and garlic and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add celery and zucchini and sauté until soft, another 5 minutes.
  • Add lamb, tomatoes, herbs, spices, and garlic powder and cook until no longer pink. Pour lamb mixture into a 9" × 13" baking dish.
  • Put boiled cauliflower, cream, butter, and garlic salt in a food processor and process until smooth. Pour cauliflower mixture on top of lamb. Top with cheese.
  • Bake until cheese is melted and pie is bubbly, about 25 minutes. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories470
Total Fat41g
Saturated Fat23g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Protein20g