Shepherd's Pie (W30 approved)
  • 1# lean ground beef
  • 1# ground turkey
  • 1 cup celery (small chopped)
  • 1 cup yellow onion (small chopped)
  • 1 cup carrots (small chopped)
  • 1 med/large sweet potato (peeled and chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 cup mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 cups chicken, beef, or veggie stock
  • 1 whole bay leaf
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 TBSP arrowroot flour (for thickening). It's similar to cornstarch, but W30 approved.
  • ½ large head cauliflower
  • 2 large potatoes (russet)
  • 1 TBSP ghee (clarified butter, W30 approved)
  • 4 slices "sugar free" bacon (cooked crisp & chopped) *Optional*
  1. In large saute pan, over med/high heat, add ground beef & turkey. Cook until nicely browned. Drain excess fat.
  2. Add stock to ground meat, along with potatoes, celery, onion, carrots, mushrooms & garlic, combine.
  3. Stir in spices (salt, pepper, bay leaf, thyme & oregano).
  4. Cover, reduce heat to med/low and simmer for at least 30 minutes or until veggies are tender.
  5. If needed, at the end of cooking. increase heat and thicken with arrowroot powder mixed with one TBSP of water. Once it's thickened, turn off heat.
  6. In the meantime, cook together cauliflower (cut into large florets) and peeled chopped potatoes. Cover with water and cook until tender.
  7. Drain well.
  8. Add 1 TBSP ghee and mash. Season with a little salt and pepper if desired.
  9. Pour meat mixture into large ovenproof baking dish.
  10. Top with cauliflower mash and bacon crumbles (if using).
  11. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes at 375*. Remove foil, and continue baking for another 20 minutes or until hot a bubbly and cauliflower/potato mash is just starting to brown.
Recipe by Joy In Every Season at